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ACTION ALERT!! RENEWABLE ENERGY for ILLINOIS: Three Bills Compared

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Three energy bills in the Illinois legislature could make all the difference.  CLICK HERE NOW for a pre-written letter to key decision-makers offering guidance on how to vote on each. Bills Compared side by side com-ed exelon cleanJobs Thanks to …

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CAPA’s Toolkit for Reducing Carbon Emissions & Increasing Renewable Energy in Illinois

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CAPA is taking a leadership role in moving legislators and the White House to take a courageous stand.  Under the guidance of former CAPA Pres. Jack Kelly, one of our resident climate specialists, we're moving to pressure Illinois decision-makers to …

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BAD BAD BILL: Bailout for Exelon?

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A bad bill in Springfield would raise our electricity bills to protect Exelon’s bottom line. The Legislature should either rewrite it significantly or flick the off switch altogether.  To read this timely editorial by the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board, click …

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Renewable Energy Town Hall Meetings in Wilmette & Evanston

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We Need Your Help. • Enable Illinois to meet and exceed the EPA carbon Pollution reduction targets of 33% by 2030. • Learn about new opportunities to transition from dirty and dangerous electric power to clean renewable energy. • Review …

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ACT: DON’T FRACK!

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CLICK HERE to get involved in two simple ways. 1) Call Gov. Quinn – 217-782-6830 2) Sign and pass a petition online for a moratorium in the active earthquake zones of IL

We Wrote the Letters to Obama & the EPA: SEND THEM, PLEASE!

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Initiatives to reduce carbon emissions from power plants are under attack. We Need Your Help. Write the Environmental Protection Agency. Write to President Obama. On June 4th, 2014, President Obama announced an EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions from U.S. …

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ARE HUMANS GOING EXTINCT?

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Some scientists, Guy McPherson included, fear that climate disruption is so serious, with so many self-reinforcing feedback loops already in play, that humans are in the process of causing our own extinction. August, September and October were each the hottest …

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China | US | Climate

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China-U.S. status: It's complicated Americans like to keep the world simple, dividing important countries into two groups: valued allies and hateful enemies. That approach suffices when we're talking about South Korea and North Korea. But it doesn't work well when …

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BUS to NYC CLIMATE MARCH

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SIERRA CLUB's FACEBOOK PAGE about transportation has the details and ticketing link with options. GET ON THE ILLINOIS BUS TO THE PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH The Sierra Club is organizing an Illinois Bus to the Peoples Climate March.  The bus leaves …

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US Lags Behind on Energy Efficiency, Study Shows

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US Lags Behind on Energy Efficiency, Study Shows Rankings released as new climate data confirms warming global temperatures – Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Courtesy of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.The U.S. ranks near the bottom of the second …

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