To reduce dependence oil, Americans need to use less of it. That means thinking green. In Oberlin, it also means thinking big. More than simply a sustainable building on the Oberlin College campus, a public-private partnership there is planting the seeds of a post fossil fuel economy with a 13-acre green city block and a 20,000 acre greenbelt for agriculture.
David Orr, Professor of Environmental Studies, Oberlin College (via phone in Oberlin)
Lillian A. Kuri, Program Director for Architecture, Urban Design and Sustainable Development, The Cleveland Foundation