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6 Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part I)

By Amanda Hanley

While the new Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously and recent International Panel on Climate Change report spotlight the troubling impacts of climate change — there is hope!

Right here, in our own backyard, carbon-cutting is alive and well — thanks to a thriving clean energy scene. The span of leading efforts might surprise you. Chicago was recently named the 2014

12 clean milestones show our region is not only moving in the right direction, but often leading the way to disrupt dirty energy. In this 2-part series, here are the first 6:

1. Epic Clean Energy Ecosystem

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Source: Huffington Post Green