Tag Archives: Environmental Justice

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5 ways the Opportunity Corridor is like Keystone XL

Angie Schmidt has a post on Rust Wire that explores how all large development projects in Cleveland, including the so-called Opportunity Corridor, are framed through a “jobs” lens. It’s a… Read more »

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Climate culprits: 7 countries account for more than half of global warming

Probably the single largest hurdle to negotiating a new global climate change treaty to replace the defunct Kyoto Protocol is the question of culpability for global warming. Determining who caused… Read more »

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Ohio can’t afford the GOP’s massive giveaway to the oil & gas industry

In March 2012, the Ohio House of Representatives introduced HB 487, a bill which included changes to the way that Ohio taxes oil and gas extraction in the state. Ohio’s… Read more »

It’s often more rational for people in disaster-prone areas not to move

Over at The Atlantic Cities, Prof. Harvey Moltoch has a good piece titled “Why Residents of Disaster-Prone Areas Don’t Move.” In it, he discusses some of the economic and emotional… Read more »

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Tap water & the key issues the Drink Up campaign misses

I wrote another guest post for Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc.™ on the Drink Up campaign and the issues it misses. Check it out at their site. Here’s a snippet: As other contributors have noted… Read more »

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Welcome to tropical Cleveland, part 2: The social & political roots of heat-related mortality

In my last post, I explored some recent research that outlined projections of climate change in Cleveland and its potential to drive an increase in heat waves. But climate/weather is… Read more »