On May 4, 1970, college students at Kent State University were protesting the Vietnam War—which they viewed as unjust because many of the participants were people of color and from low-income families—when the governor called in the Ohio National Guard. The troops opened fire on the protesters, ending four young lives.
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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.
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...
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