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#9A: Your supervisor has asked you to prepare a grant proposal to secure funding for future climate change-related emerging environmental health issues in your community. The first step is to persuad

#9A: Your supervisor has asked you to prepare a grant proposal to secure funding for future climate change-related emerging environmental health issues in your community. The first step is to persuade the Board of Directors that funding is needed and your time will be well spent on writing the grant.Review the Executive Summary of The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. (dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0R49NQX)Write a 500-word persuasive essay on “Mental Health and Well-Being” that includes:A detailed discussion of the emerging environmental health issue created by climate change.How federal, state and local government and non-government organizations can effectively address the issue.The measures that need to be taken to prevent harm from these environmental hazards in the future.Be sure that you are informing and then persuading the Board of Directors that this is an important issue and it is best to secure funding now, before a health hazard arises and there is an immediate need for funds.Include at least three (3) U.S. references within the last 5-7 years.
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What is a trophic level, and what is the 10% rule?

Green Building – Sustainable Cities

I need to do a research paper about green building. below you will find the format requiered. Also, below you will find a proposal that I did to my professor and the articles I would like to use on the paper. Lastly, there is a feedback for my professor. I would like it to take into consideration. The format of Research Project Paper:Your research report is structured in a way to help you start creating the content of your website. You can change the headlines of the pages as long as you create the required content. Your page formatting should be double-spaced.TitleContentsAbstract (200 words)Introduction (2-3 pages)Rationale: Explain briefly the topic of your research. What aspect of urban sustainability will be pursued, and why?Background / Brief Literature Review(3-5 pages) Support your rationale with findings from previous studies and cite only the most significant and relevant sources. Use in-text citations and include the sources in the references list.Significance:(3-5 pages) Show the benefits, relevance, or advantages that may be derived from your findings and proposed solutions.Problem statement, objectives, and research State clearly your main study concern. The problem statement is the reason why the topic is important and relevant. What do you want to know/ change and why?Case study research (5-7 pages). Explain your methodology, case selection criteria, findings and proposed solutions.Conclusions (1-2 pages). Emphasize your main points. Do not rewrite. Provide an overview or your recommendations.Communication of project results: review the webpage requirements.ReferencesResearch Project Proposal (this is what I already did)1.    Topic: Explain briefly the topic of your research. What aspect of urban sustainability will be pursued?2.    Rationale and background information: Support your rationale with findings from at least one academic article or report. Use in-text citations and include the sources in a references list. 3.    Problem statement, objectives and research questions: State clearly your main study concern. The problem statement is the reason why the topic is important and relevant. What do you want to know/ change and why?4.    Plan of action: Give a brief schedule of your research tasks, including methods.5.    Hypothesis, ideas: Predict possible benefits, relevance, or advantages that may be derived from your proposed solutions.Green building it is a building project that would allow you to preserve most of the natural environment around the project site, while still being able to produce a building that is going to serve a purpose. The construction and operation will promote a healthy environment for all involved, and it will not disrupt the land, water, resources and energy in and around the building. This is the actual definition of a green building.The concept of green buildings is the measure of our efforts in attaining that idealistic sustainable construction practices. According to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US, Green Building is the “practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and deconstruction.” This definition has evolved over the years. “Green Buildings” is an ever evolving, dynamic term. Green Building is the status of our efforts in attaining sustainability in construction practices. As technology evolves and new materials are developed, the status of our efforts is also changing. Hence, the essence of green buildings is changing. The aim of this paper is to discuss sustainability with respect to green buildings, its importance in one of the world’s leading Green Building program – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the perspective of sustainable material selection, and governing policies in LEED. Furthermore, the role of life cycle assessment (LCA) in assessing the sustainability claims of green buildings and building materials is introduced.Reference:Bernstein, H.; Bowerbank, A., 2008: “Global Green Building Trends: Market Growth and Perspectives.” Around the World. McGraw-Hill Construction.Bowyer, J.L., 2007: The green building programs-are they really green?. Forest Prod.Professor’s Review (please keep into consideration)”Great topic! It would be really novel if you can select a few criteria from LEED-Green buildings and LCA and merge them in one scorecard. Then you can select a few case studies and compare them using your scorecard. This will take your project beyond what is already known and will help you build a really interesting website where people can find something to help them evaluate their projects. Use in-text citations >> (Bernstein and Bowerbank 2008).”
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#9A: Your supervisor has asked you to prepare a grant proposal to secure funding for future climate change-related emerging environmental health issues in your community. The first step is to persuad

Industrial Hygiene: Unit IV Essay 3 Pages

1)   UNIT IV ($15.00) – “MUST” be a minimum of (3) pages in length using proper APA format not including title page or reference page. See syllabus attached.Use Study Guide for assistance and References.
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Newspaper Critique

Module 06 Environmental Issue Project – Final Draft

This week your final Environmental Issues Project is due. Make sure that you have followed the requirements and made any corrections that were needed. Your final paper should address the following key points:The Controversy: Identify the controversyThe Major Players: Who is involved? Why are they involved?Important Facts: State relevant facts concerning the issue. Try to separate fact from opinion. Try not to show your own bias. Properly use APA citationsSide One: Arguments; state briefly and cite your sourcesSide Two: Arguments; state briefly and cite your sourcesYour Opinion and Rationale: I believe that…, We should…, I feel that… Use supporting arguments and rationale. What arguments would you use to present to those who disagree with you? Cite all of your sources.References: Alphabetize your sources. Make sure there are sources representing both sides of the issue.You must use a minimum of 6 sources. The final paper should be a 6-8 page Word document with citations in APA format. I already have the rough draft of the report all you have too do is add 3 more additional pages of informationtoo this rought draft that is in the attachment. The price is $10 and $10 only no if and or but so if you dont agree on this do not aquire about this assignment.
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Green Building – Sustainable Cities

Environmental Controversy

Review the background information. Then, using the References along with resources from your own research, write a 1-2 page response to the questions that follow. Remember to cite your sources using proper APA format. Background InformationToday there are many complaints over the politicization of science. Many people believe politics should not play a role in science, but once government funds science, the funding decisions become political. In most social institutions, disagreements are settled by debate. Science in contrast, uses experiments to prove or disprove theories. Science is testable, and is self-proving. If a better explanation for a phenomenon is found, it will replace other explanations. This is why careful distinctions must be made between Frontier Science, Consensus Science, and Junk Science. Many difficult controversies surround the environmental problems we face in the world today. Problems include: Air and water pollution, global warming, species and ecosystem biodiversity, energy, hazardous waste, population, and food supply issues. Politics control the financing of scientific research and development to help solve these issues. In politics passion wins over logic. Science is not politics and cannot be debated in the same way politics are. Mixing politics with science produces bad science. Government efforts to fund research interfere with the maintenance of high scientific standards. The current Congress consists of 535 members. Of these members, 7 (1.3%), are scientists, and 21 others are healthcare professionals.Use these references along with resources from your own research to help answer the questions that follow. Lamb, G. (2005, September 27). Science and politics: a dangerous mix. Christian Science Monitor, 97(213), 11-13. Retrieved April 10, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database.Link to article Pielke Jr., R. (2006, Spring2006).When Scientists Politicize Science.Regulation, 29(1), 28-34. Retrieved April 10, 2009, from Business Source Complete database.Link to article QuestionsDo you feel that scientists should be cut out of the policy making process, particularly on environmental issues, when their research is proven and widely accepted and is being ignored and disputed? Politicians ultimately make the decisions, but shouldn’t the scientists have a voice?Do you feel that lobbyists and special interest groups exert too great of an influence and act as an impediment to finding solutions to, and providing the funding for, research for the environmental problems we face?
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Environmental Science Discussion 5

ENV 322 Week 3 DQ 2 Nuclear Waste Disposal

This document of ENV 322 Week 3 Discussion Questions 2 Nuclear Waste Disposal shows the solutions to the following problems: One of the most controversial issues when discussing the possibility of nuclear power as an energy source is the disposal of the spent fuel rods. Yucca Mountain, the main proposed repository, has been studied for consideration for over ten years. What geological features of Yucca Mountain made it a potential waste site? What were the drawbacks of this location? Since President Obama took office, he has halted funding for the development of Yucca Mountain. What impact will this have on utilizing nuclear waste since there an alternate waste site has not been selected? Is it a good idea to have all of the nation
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Industrial Hygiene: Unit IV Essay 3 Pages

Carrying Capacity

I would like you to reply to this student about what you think and why? Give your opinion about what she or he think in this paragraph there is no wrong answer.Here is the paragraph:Carrying Capacity“I think the Earth has a finite carrying capacity for humans. I think the capacity is determined by population and lifestyle. In the United States and other industrialized countries, the average lifestyle for the citizens are fairly lavish compared to the rest of the world. The citizens are diminishing natural resources and due to the high population and the high usage of these resources the Earth is unable to replenish them fast enough. Soon we will be in trouble with the lack on resources.”
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Module 06 Environmental Issue Project – Final Draft

Power point presentation APA Format 9-11 Slides on hazardous waste incidnet such as Minimata Bay

Four citationsUse the CSU Online Library to research a hazardous waste incident such as  Minimata Bay incident. Create a 9- to 11-slide PowerPoint presentation on the incident you choose. You should thoroughly describe the details of the incident and analyze the causes and effects. Your presentation should address the following:? Provide a brief history of RCRA and what aspects of waste it regulates.? What was the cause of the incident? What types of waste were involved?? What were the environmental and human health consequences?? What regulations were in place at the time of the incident? Were they followed?? What do you think could have been done to prevent the incident?? Could this incident happen today with the regulations we have in place? Why, or why not?Instead of using speaker’s notes, you will write a script and create a voice-over for your presentation. All sources used, including the textbook, must be cited and referenced according to APA style. Be sure to include in-text citations on your slides, and provide a reference slide that lists all of your sources
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