“Cleveland” articles

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is incongruous on sustainability


A year into its work, the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 project had its second summit this week. This article provides a summary and a critique of the events of the summit. Mainly, the summit emphasized the way that businesses and other communities can benefit from practices that are commonly labeled as sustainable, although it did not provide a framework for analyzing whether the result of these practices does lead to a sustainable society.

Meeting about the MCCo permit to burn coal and gas in University Circle


The Cleveland Department of Public Health recently held a public hearing to provide information and allow comments about the renewal of The Medical Center Company's permit to pollute from a facility that consumes coal and natural gas, located in University Circle. This article discusses the results of that hearing.