Ongoing work to help the greater Cleveland area become more resilient in the face of climate change can also address ongoing social justice problems, according to advocates, planners, and local leaders.
Mitigation efforts can still avoid some of the worst impacts of climate change. But with the reality that some impacts are now inevitable, the focus on resilience is growing in Cleveland and elsewhere.
Only a short time remains for the electric and automotive industries to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit climate change for the rest of this century, according to reports released last fall.
Miami University researchers analyzed three years worth of seismic events in an Ohio county and concluded fracking in shale plays can affect deeper faults.
Regional grid operator PJM wants to change how it sets energy and capacity prices in ways that could bolster uneconomic coal and nuclear plants.