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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
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Cleantech Innovations in the Midwest Need more Venture Capital Money

Though still an industrial metropolis, Chicago is actively becoming a clean energy innovation hub for microgrids, electric cars and next generation battery research. But the startup momentum in the energy sector isn’t matched with enough venture capital enthusiasm.

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.

Illinois Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.00 / 8
Score 9.50 / 20
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
93 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
18 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Illinois support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 7,542,377 of 8,618,284 adults)

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