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EJC Blog Posts
Eco-Justice Collaborative's posts explore current issues around climate, sustainability, and justice.  Each rejects our mission and work in each of these areas, including local, regional or statewide campaigns.

Sounding the Climate Alarm

Sounding the Climate Alarm

The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Working Group 1 report sounded an alarm - we have until 2040 to prevent a future of permanent, catastrophic climate change ... READ MORE
CEJA Signed by Gov. Pritzker!

CEJA Signed by Gov. Pritzker!

Gov. Pritzker signed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act into law on 9/15/2! This act puts IL consumers and climate first, and generates thousands of jobs ... READ MORE
CEJA Ready to be Signed by Illinois Governor

CEJA Ready to be Signed by Illinois Governor

CEJA, the historic Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, has now passed both the Illinois House and Senate and is on its way to the Governor's desk for signature ... READ MORE
Climate and Equitable Jobs Act Passes House

Climate and Equitable Jobs Act Passes House

Late September 10 the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act passed the IL House without automatic ratepayer increases or the $5billion subsidy Exelon demanded ... READ MORE
Fly Ash Accident, CWLP Springfield

Fly Ash Accident, CWLP Springfield

The same day the Illinois Senate passed a climate bill that would phase out the CWLP coal plant in Springfield, fly ash from that plant rushed into the air ... READ MORE
Take Climate Action Now

Take Climate Action Now

Take climate action to help the Climate and Equity Jobs bill pass the House and Senate! It includes interim reduction emissions targets for Prairie State ... READ MORE
CODE RED

CODE RED

The IPCC' latest report i a CODE RED alert for humanity. Illinois legislators must do their part to slash emissions, and close the Prairie State coal plant ... READ MORE
Leave the Campsite Cleaner

Leave the Campsite Cleaner

In this podcast, Craig Mousin, adjunct professor of DePaul University celebrates the decision to remove coal ash from Illinois' National Scenic River ... READ MORE