Spotlight: Go Green Wilmette

This guest blog post is by RF100 Chicago youth volunteer and Sunrise Chicago member Caroline Bewley Go Green Wilmette, a suburban chapter of environmental advocacy group Go Green Illinois, is partnering with local businesses to reward sustainable practices.  The organization was founded fifteen years ago in response to the overusage of gas-powered leaf blowers in … Continue reading Spotlight: Go Green Wilmette

Clean Energy Initiatives: A Personal Perspective

This guest blog post is by Ready for 100 volunteer Samuel Bean A recent news item cited an unidentified (presumably local) source that has funded a reported quarter-million dollars worth of “dirty energy” measures. This group claims to support the wind and solar industries, but blatantly opposes CEJA (which will instate a 100 percent clean energy … Continue reading Clean Energy Initiatives: A Personal Perspective

Virtual Lobby Day Sends Message CEJA Can’t Wait

This guest blog post is by Ready for 100 volunteer Gavin Hamilton Ready for 100 shines a light on local efforts and political actions, but many systemic changes happen at the state level. For example, utilities such as ComEd are regulated by state agencies rather than at the local level. Chicagoans should demand action for … Continue reading Virtual Lobby Day Sends Message CEJA Can’t Wait