Tag: climate change

Could the Eclipse Mean Disaster for Solar Power?

In less than 72 hours, our country’s source of solar energy will be completely gone for a total of 2 mins and 40 seconds. Let ...
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Where the Healthcare and Climate Change Debates Collide

Unless you have been living under a rock — which, in fairness, would probably have a very low-carbon footprint existence! — ...
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Protestors march on D.C. for the climate

The People’s Climate March

Today, April 29th 2017, despite record temperatures, people around the world are joining forces at the People’s Climate March ...
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Climate Change to-do list

A climate change to-do list

What do you do when you find out that: Climate change is likely to make flying in airplanes a little more scary Carbon dioxide ...
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Good For People, Good for the Environment

Two articles this week got us thinking about how what is good for the planet can — and should — help people too.  The two ...
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Making a Greener Future

Have you read Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter, yet? Released just this week, the letter highlights the two superpowers ...
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Innovating Under Pressure

Some of us work better under pressure — which might explain why some scientists have come up with amazing, outlandish, ...
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Cool things That Came from the Paris Climate Talks

If you’re invested in what we can do about climate change and global warming, then you probably already know that this past ...
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Illinois has a shiny new smart grid

Welcome to Smart Power Illinois’ new blog!

We’re glad you found us! Like you, we are Illinoisans concerned about the environment and learning more about what we, as ...
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