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Sunlight reflects off of Lake Michigan at Montrose Harbor

Sunlight reflects off of Lake Michigan at Montrose Harbor

Erin Hooley

Sunlight reflects off of Lake Michigan at Montrose Harbor

Sunlight reflects off of Lake Michigan at Montrose Harbor

Erin Hooley

Climate change is a threat to freshwater. Chicagoans are working on solutions.

Sunlight reflects off of Lake Michigan at Montrose Harbor

Erin Hooley

   

The Great Lakes represents nearly a fifth of the world’s freshwater supply. As climate change exacerbates water scarcity we need to protect this resource. Multiple players are coming together to do this under the banner of the blue economy in Chicago.

Reset learns more about these efforts.

GUESTS: Alaina Harkness, executive director, Current

Christian Guerrero, CEO and co-founder, Tikal Industries

Karen Weigert, Reset sustainability contributor, director of Loyola University Chicago’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise

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