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For our local government, climate change is top of mind.

It was a big topic in the city primary election and has been a point of emphasis in the debates about future zoning laws, transportation policies and the Fourth Street Parking Garage. Pushing legislation that favors transportation other than cars, building affordable housing in neighborhoods and programs that encourage solar installations are among the tactics tried or discussed. 

City Limits wants your help digging into Bloomington’s responses to climate change.

You might wonder what impact more mass transportation would have, or even how to measure the kind of difference Bloomington and its citizens can have on such a massive issue.  

What questions do you have about tackling climate change on the local level?

We’ll use your questions to shape our coverage on radio, TV and online. We may even get in touch with you to learn more about your question and work together on an answer.

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November 29, 2019

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Climate Experts And Bloomington Officials Talk Local Sustainability Policy

Last week, sustainability experts and city officials shared their thoughts on how Bloomington could be more environmentally friendly.

November 21, 2019

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Bloomington Resident Says First Step In Combating Climate Change Is Community Involvement

We reached out to Bloomington resident Rhonda Baird, who’s been active in the local environmental activism scene, about what she does to be environmentally friendly in her everyday life.

November 19, 2019

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City Officials: We're Working To Combat Climate Change, Too

The assistant director of sustainability for the City of Bloomington says it’s important to have conversations about climate change because that's what will ultimately have the most impact.

November 18, 2019

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Best Ways To Make A Dent In Local Climate Change? Turn Lights Off And Drive Less

In the first installment of our week-long City Limits: Climate Change series, Environmental Resilience Institute Director Janet McCabe discusses how citizens and policymakers in Bloomington can help affect change.

October 25, 2019

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Callout: How Have You Tried To Reduce Environmental Impact In Your Life?

City Limits: Climate Change will be offering suggestions for what you can do to address climate change, and we're looking for your help! We'll share your ideas during a week of coverage in November.

October 24, 2019

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Meat In The Middle: Ranchers, Climate Experts See Growth Of Plant-Based Alternatives

The plant-based protein market is growing — and fast. But how much of a difference does eating meat alternatives actually make?

September 24, 2019

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VOTE NOW: Which Climate Change Question Should We Investigate First?

You asked. Now, we want to answer. Vote for the City Limits: Climate Change question you want answered before Oct. 1!