In his 2016 book, The Well-Tempered City, socially active developer Jonathan Rose makes a compelling case that cities will survive in our “VUCA times” (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) by tapping the innovation gene that can be found in Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier which modernized music. Bach’s circle of fifths tuning method is an example for cities.
Almost a decade on from Northeast Ohio’s food study, the one that made waves because it contained a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) to shift 25% of the food we eat to local, one of the needs identified—to concentrate the many, small, regional farmers, urban gardeners and flea and farmer’s market purveyors as an entity—is finally being met. Food hubs could...
This year's entries into Greater Cleveland's Trails and Greenways Conference are inspiring—in imagination, but also, in the highest category, for achieving much sought after equity and improved access to low cost and low carbon forms of active transportation. Full disclosure: I participated with a panel of local transportation experts in selecting the 2018 winners.
Stephen Palumbi considers himself an optimist, despite the scary data on ocean health that keeps washing up on his shore.
Few scientists would be willing to climb back into the cockpit of controversy as often as Michael E. Mann, a climatologist and geophysicist and current Director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, whose research on the causes of climate change contributed to the Nobel Prize awarded to the IPCC and Al Gore.
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- The answer is technically ‘yes’ (at least, we’re very close to finding out). https://t.co/wmE5qVlHT8
about 11 hours ago via Twitter
- #transit in #Cleveland is a major part of this report. Shld be interesting. https://t.co/4ouEpuLEao
a day ago via Twitter
- Akron is about to resuscitate its dead mall for all the wrong reasons. https://t.co/r8g8dQs929
a day ago via Twitter
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