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Chicago Climate Action Plan

Fighting Climate Change, One Gorgeous Building at a Time: Chicago Commercial Building Initiative

Henry Henderson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Yesterday, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced plans to tackle one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases in Chicago (or any city), and a key part of the City economy at the same time -- the energy we use in commercial buildings.

The Growing Divide: Climate Adaptation vs. Denial

Andrew Winston | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

What happens when large cities or countries make investment and planning decisions based on either science or denial? The unprepared will be struggling with heat, floods, water shortages and much more.

City To Help Taxi Companies Buy Green Vehicles

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 09.09.2013 | Chicago

Chicago is hoping to make its taxi fleet a bit more green, so on Earth Day, it launched a new program to help the industry buy cost-effective hybrid a...

The City on Rahm's Shoulders: Chicago's Energy Economy

Henry Henderson | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The energy economy is essential to Chicago staying competitive -- it is central to business productivity.

Global Warming To Bring Drought And Floods To Chicago: Scientist

Chi-Town Daily News | Jennifer Slosar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Retreating glaciers, rising sea levels that threaten coastal cities, and the extinction of species have become part of the familiar litany of horrors ...

Chicago's Climate Change Action Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Climate Task Force released its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Chicago and included a list of 13 steps people can take to help...