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Cleveland Carbon Fund releases request for proposals for carbon reduction projects

Brad Chase  |  02/17/12 @ 1:18pm

Cleveland Carbon Fund releases request for proposals for carbon reduction projects The Cleveland Carbon Fund is currently seeking proposals for local carbon reduction projects. It is anticipated that individual grants will not exceed $10,000. All responses are due by 5pm on March 16, 2012. Questions should be directed to Joanne Neugebauer via email at: joanne@clevelandcarbonfund.org or at 216-231-4600 x3238.As the first...more

Climate change and extreme weather: the perception and relationship

Brad Chase  |  11/22/11 @ 6:00pm  |  Posted in Climate

Two recent reports look at the impact of climate change on extreme weather events and the public perception of this relationship. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a special report on the influence of climate change on extreme weather events, stating, among other conclusions: A changing climate leads to changes in the frequency, intensity, spatial extent, duration, and timing...more

Location and public transit accessibility ? a tale of 3 corporate moves in Northeast Ohio

Brad Chase  |  09/23/11 @ 1:00pm  |  Posted in Transit, Transportation choices

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Three recent corporate relocations call into question how public transportation can best play a role in getting Northeast Ohio workers to and from work in an environmentally preferred, economically and time efficient manner. Eaton Corp. announced in 2008 that it planned to move its world headquarters from Downtown Cleveland to the Eastern Suburbs in the the I-271 corridor. American Greetings announced...more

Building momentum for complete and livable streets in Cleveland

Brad Chase  |  04/13/11 @ 12:00pm

As the weather begins to break and bicyclists and pedestrians begin to venture outside in greater numbers, there is a great opportunity to build momentum with the city of Cleveland, and the region overall, to ensure that our roadways are safe, attractive, and convenient for all users. Here is a look at 4 recommendations to accelerate momentum: 1. Celebrate...more

The true cost of roads, trains and climate change

Brad Chase  |  03/04/10 @ 2:00pm

In order to achieve significant reductions in CO2, as a region we need to focus collective energy on three main areas – the transportation sector, energy generation sector and building sector. These 3 areas account for most of Northeast Ohio's carbon footprint. We've identified 4 goals in the transportation sector where we can focus our energy to achieve meaningful...more

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