Toledo-Lucas County Adopts Sustainability Strategies to Build a Prosperous Region

Like many regions across the country, Ohio’s Toledo-Lucas County grew up around manufacturing. The economic shifts of the past few decades have hit the region hard, and the county has taken an integrated approach to make the region more economically and environmentally sustainable. The Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission, along with CNT and other project partners like the Brendle Group, created the Going Beyond Green plan as a roadmap to meeting its... Read the rest of this entry »

 

Affordable Housing Near Transit Will Help California Combat Climate Change

The State of California will devote billions of dollars in new cap-and-trade revenue to fund projects intended to further curb climate impacts. In addition to investments in high-speed rail and public transit, millions of dollars will support affordable transit-oriented development (TOD). CNT research helped make the case that building affordable housing near transit can significantly reduce GHG from auto emissions. Home to the 12th-highest carbon emissions in the world, the State of... Read the rest of this entry »

 

CNT offers 10 ways Oberlin, Ohio, can cut transportation carbon emissions to zero by 2050

Northern Ohio has enough wind, solar and biogas potential to meet all of its electricity needs, but only a small fraction of the region's energy comes from these sources. CNT contributed to a report by Oberlin College that lays the analytical roadmap for a healthy, efficient, and sustainable energy economy in the city of Oberlin and throughout Northern Ohio.  CNT helped develop a sustainable transportation plan to reduce carbon emissions in the city of Oberlin over the next 40 years.... Read the rest of this entry »

 

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