What would a true renaissance in Cleveland look like? A pathway of opportunity for people left behind that reclaims thousands of vacant lots around the city?
It can be empowering to track, share and compare choices as consumers of energy and transportation services (the two largest contributors to climate change). It helps when individuals have options and tools for measuring their actions. Sharing from personal experience here…
On this frigid #TBT we look back on a personal story of home energy improvement. This series of posts follow a first time homeowner as he navigates the ins and outs of energy efficiency inside his family’s century home. Drafty and cold in the winter, he set out to do something meaningful about the energy literally flying out the window,...
Thinking about making a New Year’s resolution to green your life, but don’t know where to start? The following post is intended to help focus on the biggest impact areas. (Disclaimer: there's no “silver bullet” solution. Rather, there are many solutions, all with multiple benefits — environmental, social, and economic. Climate change mitigation activities should be at the center of the...
In our annual tradition, we share some of the most important sustainability stories of the year. Eco-economic decoupling, breaking the link between "environmental bads" and "economic goods,” gets our vote for story of the year. This chart from the U.S. Department of Energy shows overall power consumption in the U.S. dropped by 0.76% in 2017 while GDP rose 2.2%. Reducing the...more
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- Listening @cwru #Sustainability Case will kick off a refresh of its #climateactionplan on 2/26 at 7 pm at #theTink.? https://t.co/uYAVxZ9gk0
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