When News Corp. and “the hottest” Senators are subpoenaing your emails, you know you’re doing something right as a climate scientist.
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A round-up of sustainability stories and opportunities for January 14, 2014.
1,000 barrels of oil were burned in the time you clicked on this page. We consume 300 billion barrels of oil per year. To put that figure in perspective, BP spilled 5,000 barrels of oil per day in the Gulf of Mexico and the slick was the size of Delaware and Rhode Island.
Recently, the Ohio legislature passed the state’s $7.6 billion biennial transportation budget, initiated by Governor Kasich and signed into law on April 1st. As usual, the budget neglects transportation options, with less than one percent going towards public transit and even less towards bikeable and walkable streets, electric vehicles, freight, and commuter rail.
The devastation caused by hurricane Sandy has given rise to a lot of thinking and discussion about the vulnerability of our civilization to the impact of destructive environmental events. The term "environmental event" describes a range of natural disasters that can cause widespread physical destruction, loss of life, and social disruption. Certainly, major storm events and floods like hurricane Sandy...
Eco-friendly landscapes >
We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve
The best bike trails >
Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio