High-priced golfing has arrived in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Now we’ll see if rising fortunes follow.
The “green” economy really is growing, even if it often appears to be happening a few dozen, federally funded jobs at a time. U.S. EPA chief Lisa Jackson swung through town today to announce that the feds are sending about half a million dollars here to train people for work cleaning up some of the […]
The city and Exelon are moving ahead with plans to create the largest urban solar power plant in the country. How much will it cost us?
Want a strong Illinois GOP? Don’t wait up.
The City Council’s energy and environment committee approved legislation Tuesday designed to make Chicago’s air cleaner and safer through stricter regulation of asbestos, diesel emissions from vehicles, and certain industrial polluters. City officials said the legislation was a key step in making the city greener. But it was just as notable for what it didn’t […]
Chicago stands to benefit from a cap-and-trade carbon emissions market via the Chicago Climate Exchange, and the environment might as well. But it’s worth taking a skeptical look at the plan.
Robert Kenner takes on the food industry in “Food, Inc.,” screening in a free preview tonight at Landmark’s Century Centre.
The lousy economy means it’s costing Chicago taxpayers more to recycle, but city officials are vowing to press on.
Chicago through the lens of Harper’s Index.
1/5-31: Free admission to the Museum of Science and Industry
Veggie Bus and free samples at the Gold Coast Whole Foods
Free green homes workshop tonight in Ravenswood
Daley’s environmental commissioner on making business as usual eco-friendly
Documentary on faith-based environmentalism screens free tomorrow night in Lakeview.
The Merch Mart is now the biggest green building in the world.