The “metro century” has begun—will someone please tell Northeast Ohio.
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When Fleet Avenue in Slavic Village is scraped down to its original red brick, and reconstructed this fall it will be Cleveland’s first project under its 2011 Green and Complete Streets law. The $7.7 million rebuild includes bike lanes from the I-77 overpass to Broadway, and a $1 million ‘green infrastructure’ project paid for by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer...
Cities are on the front lines of climate change. As more people congregate (and more concrete is poured for things like big roads) city/suburb become hot spots for climate events like the heat waves which killed 700 in Chicago and tens of thousands on the European continent in the mid-nineties.
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.
Like the economy and our planetary health, 2012 was progress made in baby steps. Improvements happened, but some big dreams were deferred. The lesson learned is we all need to step it up a notch if true transformational change is what we want.
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- Western end of Lake Erie declared 'impaired': What it means https://t.co/IsFTs3Tcb9 via @freep #worldwaterweek
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- Let's act on #greeninfrastructure to reduce water pollution. Happy #WorldWaterWeek https://t.co/mTm9CXTSxj
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- With Best of #CompleteStreets @SmartGrowthUSA highlights efforts of cities like @Baltimore_City to address "structu… https://t.co/JL402VoVvu
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