The shale gas drilling boom is not just a theoretical possibility for the 28,587 people of Carroll County, OH. They are already living with dramatic changes to the county’s woods and fields and rolling hills. This photo tour provides a glimpse of what it looks like when fracking comes to rural Ohio.
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The City of Cleveland’s climate-friendly aggregation program offers 60,000 electricity customers a real win-win: lower rates and renewable power.
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere is about to reach 400 parts per million. Many scientists believe the "safe" level to reduce the risk of cataclysmic climate disruption is 350 parts per million.
Cities are at the front lines of climate change. Many of the actions needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change must be implemented at the local level. And many of the effects of climate change that are already occurring—from heat waves to severe storms—directly impact the life of cities.
In the 2012 movie, Promised Land, a prospector for an oil and gas company arrives in a small, Midwest town with a briefcase full of royalty checks. The charming young man played by Matt Damon expects the locals to get all starry eyed at the promise of riches. The only hitch is—and this is where Hollywood may be accused of...
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