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Reinventing Fire: Changing Our Energy Future

May 30, 2019, 5 to 7 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council

Join MPC in welcoming Amory Lovins, chief scientist and cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute, to Chicago to discuss his acclaimed book, Reinventing Fire, as well as the impact that moving toward using market-based clean energy solutions could have on Chicago and its regional economy. 

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May 4, 2019
Climate Survival with Bill McKibben, Cheryl Johnson and Stephanie LeMenager
3 to 4:15 p.m. CST
The Field Museum
Hosted by: Chicago Humanities Festival
May 11, 2019
Chicago River Day 2019: Beaubien Woods
9 a.m. to Noon CST
Beaubien Woods Forest Preserve
Hosted by: Friends of the Chicago River
May 21 to 22, 2019
Midwest Climate Fundamentals Academies (Class #2)
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST
Illini Center
Hosted by: Cook County, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Metropolitan Planning Council and the Greenest Region Compact
May 30, 2019
Urban Think & Drink
Reinventing Fire: Changing Our Energy Future
5 to 7 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council and the Brushwood Center
May 31, 2019
MPC Roundtable
How Green is Your Commute? The Role of Businesses in Sustainable Transportation Choices
Noon to 1:30 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council

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