Thanks to GCBL volunteer Nico Boyd for helping to research and write this post. The holidays can be a wonderful time of the year with family, friends and spiritual contemplation. But they are also a time that has become overwhelmed — from Black Friday to Cyber Monday and beyond — with shopping, consumption, and waste. According to Use Less Stuff, average...
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What makes a successful sustainability leader? And what are the biggest sustainability challenges going forward? This week's Crain's Cleveland Business put those questions to several observers of the local sustainability scene. My answers follow. What would you say?
Stormwater legal follies: How an essential clean water program in Northeast Ohio is being frustrated in court
Justice is supposed to be blind. But it’s a problem when it’s so blind it can’t even read the law. That seems to be what happened to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, whose vital stormwater program was recently halted by the Ohio Court of Appeals.
You would think that a $331 million project that’s being sold as a catalyst to revitalize some of Cleveland’s poorest neighborhoods would have started with an urban design vision of what those neighborhoods really need. But the Opportunity Corridor started as suburban-style access road between University Circle and the Interstate highway system. Here are six questions about the project that could...
Many of us in the Cleveland area do not appreciate our most intimate relationship – our relationship with Lake Erie. We drink the lake. The water flows through the cells of our bodies. Yet we seldom take time to think deeply about this relationship. The coming week, however, offers some great opportunities to ponder our amazing freshwater lives as inhabitants...
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