Amid disturbing reports this week that climate change has already started to erode public health after a disaster-filled autumn and studies that major branches of the animal kingdom are stressed and finding it difficult to reproduce — a mounting effort to soften the blow is starting to take shape in cities across the U.S. Extreme hurricanes and wildfires have made 2017...
The next time you’re in the grocery store and pick up your favorite snack food, turn the box over and look for “palm oil” in the ingredients list. A growing market for palm oil — and animal protein — is responsible for one of the largest contributors to climate change.
For the past year and a half, I have been working with other sustainable transportation advocates in their respective University Circle workplaces to convene a Sustainable Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC). Our mission is to “Improve community health, reduce carbon emissions, and mitigate traffic congestion by increasing the use of sustainable, multi-modal transportation options and establishing a ‘park once’ district.” With...
Scientists wielding thermal imaging tools are taking aim at rainforest depletion and its effect on vulnerable amphibian populations. It’s the pursuit of the Coburn Professor of Environmental Science at John Carroll University, Dr. James Watling, who leads a team of investigators in Columbia’s Magdalena River Valley. In the big picture, human activity has altered 43% of the earth’s terrestrial land,...
This week, 400 people gathered for the 9th annual Cleveland 2019 Sustainability Summit. The theme this year was “Vibrant Urban Green Space” which inspired conversations around how the city might improve its natural areas and access to healthy green space. Groups formed to discuss, for example, the Cleveland Tree Plan and its initial investment in 50,000 trees in the city...
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