If we want to improve our personal and environmental health in 2016 – and make Northeast Ohio a more sustainable place – it’s important to focus on the big, systemic issues that hold our region back. Here are GCBL’s nominations for these key challenges. Let’s all make a New Year’s resolution to address them.
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David Beach | 08/10/15 @ 1:00pm
Want to become more aware of your surroundings and more connected to nature in Northeast Ohio? Want to develop a deeper appreciation for the amazing diversity of life all around you? Then attempt these 10 items on my eco-bucket list. It might make you a better person!
If we are to have any hope of stabilizing the Earth’s climate so our children will have a tolerable future, most fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground unburned. Fossil fuel companies, however, have other plans.
After helping to win a ban on fracking for natural gas in New York state, activist and writer Sandra Steingraber wants to “de-normalize” our dependence on fossil fuels
Most Ohioans believe that global warming is happening, and they support programs to develop renewable energy sources and regulate carbon emissions. But they are less sure that global warming is caused by human activities or that it’s something to worry about in the near future.
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