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GCBL staff  |  03/28/08 @ 9:02pm

Do pocket-book economics have a greater impact than compassion for the environment? As gasoline prices broke records in 2007, Americans cut back on their driving for the first time in more than 20 years, according to the U.S. Federal Highway Administration. If anyone has the necessary perspective for "Looking at Cleveland's future" (today) it would be Norm...more

Cleveland Bicycle Week

GCBL staff  |  03/28/08 @ 2:33pm

Here's a fun way to help the environment, get fit and help Cleveland become an official Bicycle Friendly Community. Cleveland Bicycle Week is for all cyclists, with all types of events, all week long, all around Northeast Ohio: Daily Bike to Work group rides, with prizes for hosts companies and riders Bicycle Friendly Communities Planning conference featuring League...more


GCBL staff  |  03/27/08 @ 12:07pm

A carbon tax has reduced Denmark's emissions by 15% largely because revenues are in a lock box that only industrial polluters can touch for research and investment in alternative energy sources, Monica Prasad, author of "The Politics of Free Markets" writes in The New York Times. With a carbon tax gaining bipartisan support in the U.S. we should "prevent policy...more


GCBL staff  |  03/24/08 @ 9:36am

The East Cleveland Theater will stage August Wilson's "Fences" to benefit Windermere Renaissance Corporation a taskforce organized in 2000 to refurbish Windermere United Methodist Church, offer family service programs and stimulate the physical and social redevelopment of the Windermere neighborhood in East Cleveland. GCBL continues its coverage of the "Greening your home" series here (but we're looking for a volunteer...more

Water that binds us

GCBL staff  |  03/20/08 @ 3:55pm

Water connects us all. When it's clean, water is an indication of the health of a community, and so it has become a source of concern for many. Interest ranges from "new" regional citizen groups such as Freshwater Future to important legislation like the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Resources Compact. One way to ensure clean water is to address stormwater runoff...more

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