Tag Archives: Great Lakes

lakeshore power plant

If you care about water, you need to worry about energy production

This article is cross-posted from Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. Saturday was World Water Day 2014. This year’s theme centered on the water-energy nexus, a topic which has become increasingly important… Read more »

tea party global warming sign

Climate hawks should focus more on the persuadable, less on the trolls

For years, climate hawks have devoted considerable time and energy to refuting arguments proffered by those who deny the basic tenets of climate change. This focus on countering climate deniers… Read more »

victoria falls

Africa’s Great Lakes were central to human evolution

Cross-posted from Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. If you’ve ever felt inexplicably drawn to Lake Erie or any of the other Great Lakes, you’re not alone. In fact, that attraction… Read more »

dead fish algae bloom

Recent court case could help address toxic algae issues in Lake Erie, around the country

Cross posted from Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc.: The federal district court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued a decision (PDF) on Friday, September 20 that could have wide-reaching implications… Read more »

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Welcome to tropical Cleveland, Part 2.5: Great Lakes ecosystem also vulnerable to climate change

I know I said my next post would be on what Cleveland can do/is doing to address its vulnerability to heat-related mortality related to climate change. But it’s my website,… Read more »

On the shores of Lake Erie, where the children are above average & the sand is made of plastic

Over the weekend, I participated in a beach cleanup along Lake Erie at Perkins Beach in Edgewater State Park. The event was organized by Drink Local. Drink Tap., a local… Read more »