Listing of common terms used in the environmental sustainability space and throughout this website.
Originally known as the Clean Energy Jobs Act, this is the most comprehensive and equitable climate policy yet enacted in the country. Signed into law in September 2021, CEJA makes Illinois a national model in the fight against climate change.
Federal law (5 U.S.C. § 552) that requires the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the U.S. government, upon request.
Economy in which we keep objects and materials in use for as long as possible by recovering and reusing them multiple times and in multiple forms — unlike the "traditional" economy, in which such things are produced, consumed, and then disposed.