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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. Read More
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Index Ranks Clean-Tech Activities Nationwide

The 2015 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. Read More
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Southeast, Texas Economies Face Risks From Climate Change

This report finds the Southeastern and Texan economies face severe risks from climate change, including higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and coastal storm surges that will put businesses and lives at risk. Read More
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Alternatives to Arrest for Young People

An issue brief from the National League of Cities provides examples of how law enforcement agencies can divert youth accused of minor offenses from arrest when appropriate. Read More
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Incarceration and the Mentally Ill

A report by Policy Research Associates examines factors contributing to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and approaches to reform. Read More
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National Housing Trust Recognized for Energy Efficiency Work

The National Housing Trust was recognized for its work incorporating energy efficiency strategies into a affordable housing development in Washington, D.C. Read More
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Assessing Prisoner Reentry Programming

The report evaluates a community-based reentry program that attempted to help more than 700 formerly incarcerated people transition to home life in East Garfield Park, Chicago, between 2008 and 2013. Read More
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Americans Favor Deal With Iran, Survey Finds

A majority of Americans supports the broad outlines of an agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program to civilian uses, according to a public opinion poll by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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Fund to Forge Partneships Between News Outlets, Freelance Journalists on Global Issues

The Catalyst Fund, a $1 million initiative by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, is aimed at fostering strategic partnerships with major news outlets to support work by freelance multimedia journalists on systemic global issues. Read More
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Progress in Supporting Evidence-Based Policymaking

Minnesota governor Mark Dayton recently signed into law bipartisan legislation that will help state policymakers study the effectiveness of corrections and human services programs. Read More