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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Germans eye Chicago for renewable energy expansion

Chicago and the Midwest could see an uptick in renewable-energy business with a German flavor if goodwill forged at a recent gathering translates into real deals. That optimism was shared by many among the 120 attendees at a recent daylong … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Turning green-minded Chicagoans into potential policy-makers

A citizen-driven website focusing on policy solutions for Chicago’s green economy and local sustainability issues just got a face-lift. The website, Green Economy Chicago, was launched in May 2009 by then-1st Ward Alderman Manuel Flores and Mike Bueltmann, a technology specialist … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Mayoral candidates talk green

In a packed West Loop auditorium earlier this week at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, five Chicago mayoral candidates presented their environmental platforms to a gathering of more than 200 eco-minded Chicagoans. With one notable exception, … Continue reading

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