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Warmer lake might not be so pleasing

David Beach  |  07/24/06 @ 5:55pm

Yesterday's PD story about global warming and Lake Erie painted a rosy picture of a shrunken lake surrounded by rejuvenated wetlands. "Aesthetically, Ohio might come out ahead, with a lot more natural charm on its North Coast," the story said. The trouble with this don't-worry-about-climate-change scenario is that the lake might also turn into an oxygen-depleted cesspool because of warmer temperatures, more...more

Bike to work day this Friday

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/24/06 @ 11:33am

Have you always wanted to bike to work, but didn't want to go alone? Here's your chance to bicycle to work in the company of others: This Friday, July 28th, is the next ClevelandBikes' organized Bike to Work Day.Once again we'll be meeting all over the region and riding to AJ Rocco's in downtown Cleveland for breakfast and coffee. Shower and changing facilities available. Start a...more

Cleveland signs climate change agreement

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/18/06 @ 10:46am

GreenCityBlueLake spoke with Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager Andrew Watterson last week on the occasion of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joining more than 200 mayors who've signed the U.S. Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement. We discussed what this means for sustainable activities, and how this connects with what the sustainability program is already doing in Cleveland.Congratulations on signing the climate change agreement. Did...more

Group outlines green economic plan for Ohio

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/16/06 @ 11:28am

The Ohio Environmental Council today issued a 65-point action plan for how Ohio can combat global warming, yet strengthen its mainstay industries of agriculture, coal, and manufacturing. The group’s report calls for deep reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions through a wide-scale transition to cleaner energy technologies, including no-till farming, coal gasification power plants, and energy-efficient manufacturing processes,...more

Nominations for GreenCityBlueLake Awards

David Beach  |  07/06/06 @ 8:59am

Help us nominate the winners of the 2006 GreenCityBlueLake Awards. Each year, EcoCity Cleveland gives out these special awards to honor individuals and organizations working to improve the long-term quality of life in Northeast Ohio by balancing environmental quality, social justice, and economic prosperity. This year's set of awards will be presented at the Burning River Fest on Aug. 12. Send...more

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