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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

Write for GreenCityBlueLake!

David Beach  |  06/12/06 @ 4:24pm

We're hiring! GreenCityBlueLake has a part-time position open for a writer/researcher to cover sustainability-related activities in Northeast Ohio and help GreenCityBlueLake become a primary resource for moving the region toward a more sustainable future. See the job description here. more

RTA seeks public art for stations

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/12/06 @ 4:22pm

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is calling for artists to submit public art proposals as part of the reconstruction of two Rapid transit stations. The Puritas station (art budget: $50,000) and the E. 55th station (art budget: $80,000) are currently being designed. Applications are available here and are due to RTA by July 21.Are you an artist who's longed to submit a proposal...more

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