The 2015 book Where the River Burned: Carl Stokes and the Struggle to Save Cleveland looms large in 2019, the 50th anniversary of the last fire on the Cuyahoga River.
Ten years ago, we succeeded in convincing the city to let us replace a broken asphalt driveway—broken because it was growing over the tree root of a 75 to 100 foot tall white oak tree—with a new, well-constructed gravel driveway.
When Timothy Beatley launched Green Urbanism in his eponymous 2000 book and 2010 Biophilic Cities program, he deftly tied together examples of cities where nature appears to be linked to health and happiness. Green Urbanism holds that “as a species we have an innate connection to nature. That we are happier, healthier and able to lead more meaningful lives when nature...
A round up of news, trends or events related to sustainability in Northeast Ohio.
Cuyahoga County and Cleveland are simultaneously working on Climate Action Plans. They hired the same firm to measure where carbon emissions are generated. For Cleveland, Industry and Air Travel is concerning. For Cuyahoga County, individual transportation outpaced all others, including power plants, which have lowered their carbon emissions. We should encourage city and county to adopt sweeping change based on...
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- Why supporting transit is something we all (but especially states) can do to support more equity. https://t.co/aAPReyPtxu
20 days ago via Twitter
- Fill your cup in other ways https://t.co/njQqfc7N9Q
21 days ago via Twitter
- Smog had only modest improvements, but heat-trapping carbon emissions are way down already. #silverlinings https://t.co/MoUaTR0ooD
1 month ago via Twitter
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