Interim Geauga County Commissioner Walter "Skip" Claypool joined a rant from Tea Party activists in Ashtabula County at last month's Northeast Ohio's Sustainable Communities Initiative board meeting. He called sustainability and the goals of the regional planning effort of more than 100 organizations a fundamental threat to the country. Activists claimed NEOSCC was part of Agenda 21—a UN document that...
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Milwaukee is a shining example of how to turn the industrial tide in the Midwest from black to green. The city “decided to double down on advanced manufacturing” in the 1990s, says Matt Howard, Milwaukee’s environmental sustainability director. It got in the business of small to midsized manufacturers—their bread-and-butter sectors of value-added food products (cheese) and water related industries (beer)—helping...
Great start to SXSW Eco—the high (green) powered meeting in Austin, Texas—as Cleveland’s own David Jurca shared lessons from Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative’s Pop Up City product—this April’s Complete and Green Street demonstration, Pop Up Rockwell.
“Does Louisville Need More Highways?” is so relevant to Cleveland that you could easily swap what’s happening here in to that headline. We too are suffering from another short-sighted decision to spend billions on a highway that was built on the premise that it would bring more business to the city and unclog the roads—two myths the Times article challenges. The...more
A million homes in Cleveland and its suburbs soaking up the power of the sun, connected to an ‘energy Internet’, is our best play for sustainable economic development, Jeremy Rifkin, author of The Third Industrial Revolution, assured hundreds attending the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 summit last week.
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