Because it is shallow and warm, Erie is the most biologically diverse of the Great Lakes. 15,000 years ago, the lake formed as retreating mile-high glaciers scoured the land. Only 24 feet from the hard limestone in the western basin, but shale in the east basin is more pliable and went down 210 feet. Arguably, Lake Erie’s next geological event of...
Ten years have passed since Cleveland took the bold step to re purpose two “car lanes” on Euclid Avenue for a higher capacity bus-rapid transit line built around center median stations, with enough room “left over” to paint in bike lanes.
A new UN report out this week contained no equivocation about the “dire” and “accelerated” affects of climate change. Immediately, the pundits went to work on analyzing what will happen if we don’t respond. The report also put a fine point on the “politicization” of climate change as the biggest obstacle for a response. To place the report in context, it...
The Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership (LEAP), a local coalition of parks and natural areas, is coming to terms with how the region’s forests will look in a significantly warmer climate. Cleveland is likely to experience hotter, drier summers and warmer, shorter winters this century, a regime change that is expected to push trees that thrive in our current moderate, wet...
How Cleveland will be impacted by climate change is the focus of a study being produced by the City of Cleveland’s Office of Sustainability and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress (CNP). Principal investigator, Dr. Nick Rajkovich, was hired to study how climate change will mix with urban areas. A native Clevelander and associate professor in the Department of Architecture at University of...
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