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2008 Northeast Ohio Environmental Awards

GCBL staff  |  06/04/08 @ 12:01pm

Dominion and Biodiversity Alliance are accepting nominations for the 2008 Northeast Ohio Environmental Awards. Open to any group, program, organization, business or individual, awards will be given in the following categories: Business Community Education: Primary/Secondary and Higher Award recipients are presented with a cash award of $2500 and a plaque at the awards ceremony held at The Cleveland...more

Ohio and carbon cap-and-trade

GCBL staff  |  06/03/08 @ 3:04pm

A coalition of environmental groups including Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, the Pew Environment Group and Audubon Ohio are extolling the virtues of market-based carbon legislation: The Senate today started a historic debate on a first-ever legislation to implement a U.S. global warming policy. This landmark piece of legislation will set up a "cap and...more

Transportation for sustainable cities

GCBL staff  |  06/03/08 @ 10:00am

What is working for Ohio's transportation system and what needs to be fixed? How can the state promote more biking, walking and transit ridership (along with economic growth) in its billion dollar annual transportation budget? The recently launched Ohio 21st Century Transportation Priorities Task Force will finally address these questions and more. If you would like to see...more

5.23.08

GCBL staff  |  05/29/08 @ 11:46am

What lessons can the U.S.?and Cleveland?take from the offshore wind power sector in Europe? This article in North American Clean Energy notes that, despite growth and 1 gigawatts of installed capacity, the European offshore wind market is "seen largely as the domain of strong balance sheet utilities who could handle the significant construction and operational issues." Issues for off-shore wind...more

Multiple benefits in green renovation

GCBL staff  |  05/27/08 @ 1:46pm

On top of the energy saved from reusing an existing building, architects mbi | k2m are seeing multiple benefits from their green renovation of an older building in Ohio City. Cleveland Green Building Coalition is helping them tell their story in a series of workshops that explore the LEED-certification process. Read more. more

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