Germany has decided to scrap nuclear power by 2022. Prime Minister Angela Merkel hopes Germany can serve as a road map for how a country can achieve growth and shift the energy supplies toward renewables at the same time.Across the pond, the Rocky Mountain Institute thinks the U.S.
As the summer season begins, Chicago farmers markets are finding new ways to lure shoppers to their produce and fresh products. This year more Chicago farmers markets than ever are accepting food stamps.That means more low-income households can buy nourishing food.
The Illinois General Assembly recently approved a bill that would allow power companies to raise electricity rates. The legislation is backed by Commonwealth Edison. The utility argues that it needs the extra revenue to update an aging electrical grid.
An Illinois Senate committee has approved a plan to expand gambling in the state.The proposal, which would include a land base casino in Chicago, now goes to the full Senate. And it’s being watch very closely by the gaming industry in Northwest Indiana.
For some Groupon employees, it’s nontraditional to have a traditional job.According to Groupon’s self-reported numbers, their subscribers are young, smart, single, female, wealthy and employed individuals.
Though both nations are global powers with growing economies and massive populations, India and China seem to garner different reactions on human rights. While China’s record is widely criticized, India’s faces less scrutiny.A closer look at India’s record, however, reveals room for criticism.