Louisville’s environmental movement is strong, but could be more. Numerous environmental organizations are focusing on air quality, urban heat island, weatherization, fossil fuels, renewables, etc. Louisville Metro, the University of Louisville, & a few companies have implemented sustainability initiatives. I … Continue reading What is next for Louisville, KY?
Kentucky is an amazing & beautiful state with unlimited potential. When people think of Kentucky horse racing, bourbon, UK basketball, & bluegrass come to mind. We need to build a culture where sustainability, climate, & clean energy strategies are … Continue reading Kentucky: Now is the Time
1948 | 75,000+ employed (1). 2015 | 9,000+ employed (1). 2016 | Kentucky dropped from 3rd largest to 5th largest coal producer in U.S. (2). 2016 | 83% of Kentucky’s net electricity generation was coal-fired (2). 2016 | Renewables resources are a small part of KY’s energy, & the state has no renewable energy standard. Largest source is hydroelectric power @ 4% (2). Prevalence of Adults with Asthma: 16% (3). Heart Disease Deaths: 204 per 100,000 population (3). Less than Adults with Good Health: 23% (3). Total Mortality: 904 per 100,000 population (3). Why are we sacrificing … Continue reading Kentucky Facts
Proposal for a more connected Ashland, KY. An urban trail connecting Riverfront Park & Central Park, consisting of a walking trail & dedicated bike lanes lined with trees & other plants. Equally important is downtown connectivity built around pedestrians. Remove … Continue reading What if?
I’m confused. Is Louisville Kentucky a water city or not? A good description of Louisville might go something like this; ‘a city located on the Ohio River, but has chosen to isolate itself from nature’s beauty & power.’ The edge … Continue reading Neighborhood in the Sky
The City of Louisville Kentucky is in transition & no place can be left behind. For a city to be emulated, all areas of the city must share equal opportunities. Social cohesion & economic strength are essential in all neighborhoods. … Continue reading Keep West Louisville’s Uniqueness
What do you think about when you hear global warming or climate change? Take a minute to think about this question. What is your first thought? Naturally occurring, sea levels rising, big oil companies, rainforests disappearing, foreign dependency, reef degradation, … Continue reading Why do people not believe in Climate Change?
Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything we need for survival & well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates & maintains the conditions under which humans & nature can exist in productive harmony, that … Continue reading Sustainability Hollowness = Dilemma