Cleveland ranks among the worst 10 cities in the nation in the energy cost burden on low-income and minority households. Energy efficiency can help reduce this disproportionate burden and put more dollars into the local economy.
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Last week, we wrote about the communities in Northeast Ohio that have the best and worst carbon footprints. It did reveal some notable trends like how income, density and distance from the central city determine how the region stacks (and pollutes) up. Today, we look at what can be done about it. What are we as individuals capable of doing to...
Michael Brune empathizes with the people who don’t raise a hand after he asks, “who believes, as a nation, we’re prepared to meet the challenge of climate change?”
For critics of the “ratepayer bailout” that Ohio handed to FirstEnergy for its aging, dirty coal power this week, an answer may be to stimulate the market for alternatives. Because of Ohio’s deregulated energy market, more homeowners have been introduced to the option of shopping for green power in recent years.
Publicly traded banking giant, Key, and the namesake of Cleveland’s University Circle, Case Western Reserve University, are adding significant pieces to their sustainability portfolio at a time when “corporate responsibility” has taken on greater visibility, from the classroom to the boardroom.
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- #OhioState has upped its #Sustainability game. Putting a yardstick to functional urban green space. https://t.co/iQ0qeVMhO7
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- Global warming will play a big role in the European Central Bank?s strategic review. It could mean pulling investme? https://t.co/p9jgSEcivq
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- It?s cool to see so many ppl walking ???? around in Cleveland?s University Circle. Weather is not deterring thousan? https://t.co/LtfCTcpMJ8
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