In urban areas, harmful automotive emissions are responsible for anywhere between 50 and 90 percent of air pollution. Using public transit–not only in urban areas, but everywhere–is a good way to reduce this great amount of pollution that comes from cars and other vehicles.
Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on why Envision LV should include public health in its plan for a sustainable Lehigh Valley. Envision LV does not have a draft report on Public Health, although other … more
Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on Envision LV’s draft report on transportation in the Lehigh Valley—whether it’s a response to what they included or something you think needs to be added. If you haven’t … more
This is another no-brainer. Recently, colleges and universities have been earning an average 6–8% return on their endowment funds. Most facilities projects to reduce energy & greenhouse gas emissions [GHG] have a 5–7 year payback — a 14%–20% return—which means … more
Like most other areas of our lives, events are usually organized without a commitment to minimize their impact on our ecosystems, health, and sustainability. [Coming soon: Resources to help plan events that have minimal impact on global warming and sustainability, … more
What you can do The problem is so vast and the urgency so great that advice which suggests you turn off the tap while brushing your teeth or switch off lights and standbys when they are not needed or go … more
The April 1981 edition of the New Valley Press featured an article on light rail transit written by State Representative Bob Freeman. You will notice a few places where it refers to the then-pending I-78 project — if you substitute … more