A lot of people seem think – or at least would have the rest us believe – that being ecologically conscious means being utterly immune to humor or other joys of life, and that such a dreary mindset has all but killed certain professions. Therefore it’s nice to see someone in one of those professions a bit of eco-humor.

LEED has unveiled a new level of certification, Protactinium.

In order to qualify for the standard, building designers must commit to a lifetime of celibacy and staff the building exclusively with doe-eyed orphans from third world countries.

I particularly like the part about buildings levitating. The comments are good too. (Thanks, TreeHugger.)