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We Will Chicago: Environment, Climate, and Energy

PAST EVENT

Angela Tovar joins local and international leaders to discuss climate solutions and urban resiliency efforts.

A view of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan.
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Nakate on Climate Justice and Youth Activism

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Founder of the Rise Up Climate Movement Vanessa Nakate discusses the global climate crisis and the importance of elevating the next generation of underrepresented environmental leaders with Jamia Jowers.

Vanessa Nakate speaks into megaphone during a demonstration for climate change.
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Commentary & Analysis

What’s Needed to Build Sustainable Food Systems

In the News
Agri-Pulse
Jacqueline Applegate

The best ways to build sustainable food systems are through advancing science, innovation, and collaboration, argues Jacqueline Applegate.

A farmhouse is pictured in front of a field of wheat as the sun sets behind it.
Timothy Eberly
Food and Agriculture

Europe Replaces Russia's Gas, Risks Climate Goals

BLOG
Global Insight by Chris Morris

Europe's attempts to diversify its gas supplies could have unintended and negative consequences for climate progress, writes Chris Morris.

A person in construction gear walks past a gas tank
REUTERS
Climate and the Environment

Research

Better City Network Data Empowers Climate Action from Below

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Coauthors

Cities are key actors in the fight against climate change. Progress made in data collection on city involvement in global governance is crucial to their success.

COP27 in Egypt
Reuters
Global Cities

Most Americans Say Climate Change Is a Critical Threat

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Emily Sullivan

But public opinion is sharply divided along partisan lines, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data finds.

a sign that says climate justice now!
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Climate and the Environment

Experts