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Large gaps found in public understanding of climate change

GCBL staff  |  01/10/11 @ 10:30pm

Yale Project on Climate Change Communication released a new report titled "Americans' Knowledge of Climate Change." Overall, the report found that 63 percent of Americans believe that global warming is happening, but many do not understand why. In this assessment, only 8 percent of Americans have knowledge equivalent to an A or B, 40 percent would receive a C or D, and 52...more

Climate updates: controlling soot and peak coal

GCBL staff  |  08/05/10 @ 10:35am

Two new studies suggest altered approaches on how to best consider climate solutions.  Controlling soot A new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research by Mark Z. Jacobson at Stanford University, suggests that soot is the second leading contributor to climate change but that it has largely been ignored as a cause because current climate models mischaracterize its effects.  Jacobson...more

Climate updates: controlling soot and peak coal

GCBL staff  |  08/05/10 @ 10:00am

Two new studies suggest altered approaches on how to best consider climate solutions. Controlling soot A new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research by Mark Z. Jacobson at Stanford University, suggests that soot is the second leading contributor to climate change but that it has largely been ignored as a cause because current climate models mischaracterize its effects....more

8.19.08

GCBL staff  |  08/19/08 @ 11:46am

Part-time farmer and head of Arabella Philanthropic Investment Advisors, Bruce Boyd writes about the economic impact of developing a system for local food, which is lacking in most Midwest farming states. Ohio can learn from Illinois which recently passed a Food, Farms, and Jobs Act, which provides a framework for developing infrastructure for processing, storing, and distributing locally grown foods;...more

In memory of Miles and Cal

GCBL staff  |  08/18/08 @ 8:15pm

Biking can play a role in reducing our carbon footprint and improve our health, but safe roads are very much on our mind this week. Tragically, Miles Coburn, an experienced cyclist who taught biology at John Carroll, was struck and killed by an SUV while riding his bike in Newbury Township on Saturday. Coburn's brother, Chris, said...more

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