The 10th Cleveland Sustainability Summit has us thinking about cities — how they are proving to be more nimble than the slow, state grind or federal backslide on economic, social and environmental sustainability.
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There were moments of reflection at the tenth and perhaps final Cleveland Sustainability Summit, an idea that was hatched to draw together, inspire change and, in Mayor Frank Jackson’s view, grow green jobs over a decade.
Here are some of the most important sustainability stories that are emerging thus far in 2019. If you know of another important sustainability story, please share it in the Comments section.
A new UN report out this week contained no equivocation about the “dire” and “accelerated” affects of climate change. Immediately, the pundits went to work on analyzing what will happen if we don’t respond. The report also put a fine point on the “politicization” of climate change as the biggest obstacle for a response. To place the report in context, it...
Cleveland can have its gentrification — its $200,000 condos near modest housing in Tremont or Ohio City, says urban guru Alan Mallach. Where it needs to be more concerned for its future is in many parts of the city where poverty and lack of opportunity have reached crisis proportions.
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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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