Now in its 18th year, Chicago’s award-winning multimedia public-affairs series returns in 2008 with Chicago Matters: Growing Forward to examine how the choices we make today impact our environment and the future of our region.
Chicago Matters: Growing Forward will explore the fundamental ways we are connected through our region’s shared resources—the land we live on and the way we travel, the air we breathe and the water we drink, the food we eat and the waste we generate. We’ll take a critical look at emerging strategies for resource use and management at multiple levels—public, private and personal. As the region grows, who can best manage these resources—the city or state government? Private industry? Community organizations? How do we propose to maintain access to shared resources? What does going green mean to our region? How is it linked—in terms of our technologies, industries and day to day lives—to sustaining the current rate of growth in the region? Click for More