community solar Illinois

Community Solar in Illinois: A Primer

The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) grew from three years of hard work by environmental advocates, the renewable energy industry, labor unions, environmental justice and equity organizations, business and consumer groups.  Leaders in the Senate, House, and Governor’s office were ultimately able to bridge the needs of these constituencies and negotiate an omnibus clean…

Black Climate Justice Leaders

20 Black Climate Justice Leaders to Know

This Black History Month, we’re celebrating these Climate Justice leaders and innovators who are working to improve the lives of underserved and under-resourced populations in the face of climate change.  Black innovators, creators, and leaders’ contributions have been unjustly overlooked or dismissed in our nation’s story for centuries. Black Americans had to overcome monumental obstacles…

A PR Statement Isn’t Enough

Together, we stand against racism. Solstice is based in Boston, where almost exactly 250 years ago, a Black man named Crispus Attucks became one of the first martyrs to die in the American Revolution. Crispus Attucks had escaped a life of enslavement and worked as a seaman for over 10 years at the moment he…