A team of Northwestern University engineering students won the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge by designing an energy-efficient home. Their approach makes us ask: Could small homes be a viable investment in a sustainable future? Medill's... Read More
Floods, hurricanes, and heatwaves: Climate change will intensify extreme weather in Illinois, report finds
According to The Nature Conservancy, intense weather will transform hydrology, health, economics, and ecosystems in Illinois, as reported by Eva Herscowitz for Medill.
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.