What Cleveland and Northeast Ohio need to be sustainable is a better system than our current one for delivering what I’ll call authentic places. Currently, developers and their agents hold more of the cards than cities and citizens and therefore call more of the shots on how and where to build.
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Back in 2009, GreenCityBlueLake (GCBL) surveyed Northeast Ohio communities to find out what they’ve been doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to try to uncover the most common barriers to action.
The Vision for Northeast Ohio laid out in the three-year, $4 million study of how we build today and what that means for the future could be a path to freedom. Unlike Norse demi-god Loki’s claim in Cleveland-scened "The Avengers" that we are ruined by freedom, I feel the VibrantNEO plan releases us from the fear of destruction (and not...
This was another eventful year in sustainability in Northeast Ohio. We worked hard to bring you all of the news. Here are some of the highlights from the year (add a comment below on what you think was the most significant development in the region).
A group interested in how regions measure progress gathered at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History to share lessons from their efforts. Participants included the Fund for Our Economic Future “What Matters to Metros,” Sustainable Cleveland 2019, VibrantNEO, and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI), a “dashboard” project with roots in Northeast Ohio that is gaining traction in a handful of...
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- Where #CLE is most vulnerable to #ClimateChange. https://t.co/vBxGybG1OZ https://t.co/SjPoKip2y5
a day ago via Twitter
- Urban guru Alan Mallach to #CLE - yr poverty is way worse than gentrification
5 days ago via Twitter
- A green and complete street in #CLE reuses a vacant lot as #greeninfrastructure. Smart. Attractive. https://t.co/30OppSrYiS
7 days ago via Twitter
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Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio
Eco-friendly landscapes >
We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve