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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

NU alum Jack Jordan says nobody is too small to make a change toward climate action.

NU alum takes on role of co-chair at Climate Action Evanston

October 4, 2023

From majoring in environmental sciences and American studies at Northwestern to serving as  a co-chairman of the Board of Directors for a local environmental advocacy organization Climate Action Evanston,...

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As Evanston moves toward sustainability, local activists criticize slow pace of change

May 24, 2023

For many environmental activists in Evanston, their greatest priority involves meeting the goals set out in the Climate Action and Resilience Plan first approved by the city in 2018.   The plan calls...

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Residents, local activists convene to discuss climate-friendly home improvements

April 30, 2023

Local climate groups and the city hosted a gathering Saturday morning about educating people on renewable energy in their homes. The event spotlighted individual actions instead of  government initiatives.  As...

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Northwestern, UChicago students and community representatives discuss city-campus relationships

November 15, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mention of gun violence. Digital magazine publication Public Books hosted community representatives the Rev. Julian DeShazier and Patrick Keenan-Devlin (Bienen...

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Local activism plays key role in Evanston’s climate leadership, student thesis shows

September 25, 2022

Evanston’s history of community involvement in climate activism transformed the city into an environmental leader, according to Jack Jordan’s (Weinberg ’22) honors thesis.  The American Studies...

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