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.
This month marks the 62nd National Bike Month started by the League of American Bicyclists, the leading advocacy group for better conditions for biking. At the time of its launch in 1956, President Eisenhower was paving the National Highway System, which emptied a lot of city streets of cars, making it an ideal time for biking in the city.
Embracing more of an urban ecology mindset would help struggling, post-industrial cities like Cleveland cope with climate change. Urbanization can be a force for good, but currently, the “pattern” in cities is not sustainable. Cities are net producers of carbon emissions, for example, and it is resulting in hotter, drier and more unpredictable weather events like floods and heat waves...
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- A green and complete street in #CLE reuses a vacant lot as #greeninfrastructure. Smart. Attractive. https://t.co/30OppSrYiS
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