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Prospectus Provides Data-Driven Assessment of Climate Risks

An analysis of the economic risks from global climate change facing the United States and regions of the country, offers decision-makers a data driven assessment of specific risks they face. More

Assessing Barriers to Reproductive Rights in Mexico

A Spanish-language report by Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida assesses the state of reproductive rights in Mexico, and finds that Mexican women face serious hindrances to exercising their reproductive rights. More

Foreclosures Down in Chicago Area

A report on Chicago regional housing market conditions finds new foreclosure filing activity declined substantially in 2014 and fell to or below 2006 levels in most parts of the region. More

State Pathways to a Clean Energy Future

Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which sets the first-ever standards limiting carbon pollution from power plants, states can craft their own strategy and set stronger standards that create significant economic benefits. More

Illinois Surpasses 100,000 Clean Energy Workers

A recent survey report commissioned by the Clean Energy Trust finds Illinois has surpassed 100,000 clean energy workers, supporting a growing clean energy market in the state.  More