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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

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Evanston’s renewable energy powers homes in other states. Are new solutions local?

November 21, 2022

Evanston aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 — a goal that’s earned the city accolades as it navigates rising lake levels, extreme temperatures and insufficient infrastructure. To achieve carbon...

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CARP struggles to gain traction three years after its implementation

February 28, 2022

When City Council first approved the Climate Action and Resilience Plan in 2018, it was poised to advance progressive environmental policy in Evanston.  CARP outlines several climate goals for the...

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Council discusses American Rescue Plan Act funds, CARP allocations

October 6, 2021

City Council discussed how to use funds Evanston received from the American Rescue Plan Act Monday night.  City staff have proposed that the largest portion of ARPA-related funding — $11.2 million...

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Community Solar Program incentivizes renewable energy use for Evanston residents

July 14, 2021

Evanston's Community Solar Program, a cheaper alternative to other available renewable energy sources, has been open for resident subscriptions since May 2021.  The program aligns with the goals of...

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ETHS senior Jacob Brodsky shares results of city urban agriculture survey

May 7, 2021

Evanston Township High School senior Jacob Brodsky presented solutions for local food insecurity that he gathered from his city urban gardening survey in a Thursday afternoon presentation. As part of...

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