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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 secures $500,000 in federal funds to expand solar power in low-income households

April 4, 2022

Evanston has secured $500,000 from federal funds to expand access to solar power in the city’s low-income households, the city announced Monday.  The funds come from the $211 million allocated for...

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma (4th) sitting at his desk with a black City of Evanston mask on.

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma talks transition into City Council, environmental sustainability, public safety

October 8, 2021

This article is part of a four-part series featuring new City Councilmembers. The Daily is sitting down with councilmembers to find out how they’ve been adjusting to their new roles — and where they...

Evanston sustainability coordinator Kumar Jensen speaks at an Evanston Climate Action and Resilience Plan Working Group meeting in April 2018. Jensen will step down from his position at the end of the summer.

Chief sustainability officer Kumar Jensen to step down

May 19, 2021

After four years as Evanston’s chief sustainability and resilience officer, Kumar Jensen will step down from his role at the end of the summer, according to a Wednesday news release. Jensen was appointed...

The Lakefill. Trees line the lakefront and seagulls fly above the water.

As CARP deadlines approach, some advocates say city sustainability initiatives require increased funding and staffing

April 28, 2021

As deadlines set in the Climate Action and Resilience Plan approach, some advocates are questioning whether Evanston is allocating enough funding and resources to the Office of Sustainability. CARP...

Evanston mayoral candidates Daniel Biss, Lori Keenan and Sebastian Nalls each have different plans to address climate and sustainability in Evanston.

The Daily Northwestern’s Climate and Environmental Policy Guide to Evanston’s Mayoral Candidates

February 1, 2021

Many are asking political leaders at the national, state and local levels how they plan to combat the threat of climate change, protect ecosystems from pollution and address environmental racism. Here’s...

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