Guest essay by Eric Worrall
h/t JoNova – The American EPA has just awarded $8 million to study the impact of climate change on the indoor environment.
According to the Washington Times;
Forget violent storms, raging wildfires and steamy outdoor temperatures, the Obama administration’s war on climate change is heading indoors this time.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday awarded $8 million in grants to nine universities to help better understand the impact of climate change on indoor air quality.
The agency said climate change’s impact on indoor air pollutants like mold, mildew and asthma triggers isn’t well understood.
“Learning how air quality, climate, and energy interact in an indoor environment will help us design buildings that better protect people’s health,” explained Curt Spalding, regional administrator of EPA’s New England office
Seems like a perfect job for today’s computer obsessed climatologists – a daring field trip to furthest reaches of the office broom closet. No doubt the results of this vital study will be published in some future IPCC report.