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Five climate change science misconceptions -- debunked
By Mark Maslin
Sep 19, 2019 6:59 AM
The science of climate change is more than 150 years old, and it is probably the most tested area of modern science.
Dozens of West, Northwest suburban sites welcome visitors for Sept. 28 Illinois Solar Tour
Sep 19, 2019 7:36 AM
The rapid growth of solar power in Illinois will be on display Saturday, Sept. 28, as dozens of homes, business and other sites in Chicago's West and Northwest suburbs open their doors for the Illinois Solar Tour (illinoissolartour.org).
UN chief: Governments must 'act faster' on climate change
Daily Herald Report
Sep 18, 2019 1:33 PM
The UN Secretary General discusses the need for government action on climate change around the world in an video-recorded interview.
Editorial: Business has important role in curbing climate change
The Daily Herald Editorial Board
Sep 17, 2019 10:52 AM
A Daily Herald editorial says American business has an important role ahead in helping fight climate change - for their own sake as well as ours.
Nicor grant to address wetlands at Sugar Creek Golf Course
By Jennifer Golz
Sep 10, 2019 11:43 AM
Nicor Gas has provided a $47,000 grant to support Sugar Creek Restoration Project conservation efforts for use at Sugar Creek Golf Course in Villa Park to help address the loss of wetland and plant habitat for avian and aquatic species native to the area.
Arlington Heights company to install more than 5,000 solar panels
Daily Herald report
Aug 23, 2019 6:07 PM
An Arlington Heights-based machine tool manufacturer broke ground Friday on a green energy project that will install 5,040 solar panels on seven acres of the company's property.
Paneling project could help Naperville 'build up on solar'
By Marie Wilson
Aug 19, 2019 1:19 PM
Naperville soon could be generating solar power at three municipal buildings, creating enough electricity to supply 161 homes for a year.
Clean Cities helps businesses, municipalities learn about electric vehicles
Aug 14, 2019 10:51 AM
Electric vehicles aren't only being considered by consumers. Businesses and municipalities also are looking at the future of transportation, and planning what they will need to efficiently operate in the coming years.
How Lake County is using software to lower fuel costs and emissions
By Mick Zawislak
Aug 9, 2019 10:28 AM
The Lake County Division of Transportation has been using idling software in vehicles to reduce fuel costs and emissions.
As tollway ends Route 53 extension study, now the question: Do what with that Lake County land?
By Marni Pyke
Jul 15, 2019 4:49 PM
Illinois tollway leaders pulled the plug on an expensive environmental impact study of a Route 53 extension into Lake County, citing a lack of consensus and a desire to pivot to other major building priorities.
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