Organisation

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Presentation

Co-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) Health Impacts Screening and Mapping Tool

This document goes over how the Co-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) model works by quantifying changes in air quality, calculating change in health outcomes, and calculating monetary values. COBRA is a peer reviewed screening tool that inexpensively and quickly establishes the air quality, human health, and...
Website

Comparison of Green Building Standards

This website provides a comparison of Green Building Standards (2010-12) including IgCC, ASHRAE 189.1, NGBS, Green Globes, LEED and Living Building Challenge.
Annual Report

Inventory of US greenhouse gas emissions and sinks: 1990-2015

View the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 (published 2017), developed by the U.S. Government to meet U.S. commitments under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Guide

Reducing urban heat islands: compendium of strategies

Urban areas are usually warmer than their rural surroundings, a phenomenon known as the “heat island effect.” As cities develop, more vegetation is lost and more surfaces are paved or covered with build­ings. The change in ground cover results in less shade and moisture to...