The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2017 report looks behind the numbers on planetary carbon footprint, with a special focus on how the burning of fossil fuels affects human health.
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Nearly a decade ago GreenCityBlueLake conducted a carbon footprint analysis of seven counties in Northeast Ohio. All emissions from fossil fuel use in rank order by tonnage found that 50% of the 64 tons on average (2005) came from energy generation (mostly coal). Second was transportation at 28% or nearly 18 tons of carbon dioxide equivalents per person, which is...
All of Northeast Ohio stands to benefit from a Lake Erie wind farm. It can have the legacy of belching yellow smokestacks and burning rivers remade.
On May 27, after months of speculation, Cleveland-based LEEDCo, the group carting around a suitcase of plans to build wind turbines in the waters of Lake Erie, announced it won a coveted $40 million grant from the Department of Energy. It is expected to kickstart the wind farm, the first in a freshwater lake in the U.S. It also brings into...
Cleveland ranks among the worst 10 cities in the nation in the energy cost burden on low-income and minority households. Energy efficiency can help reduce this disproportionate burden and put more dollars into the local economy.
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