Notable News

Kansas State University Engineers to engage Chicagoans in air pollution monitoring

08.11.16 | In the News

This Kansas State University news release, published by EurekAlert, highlights Delta’s partnership with KSU, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, University of Illinois at Chicago, Alliance for a Greener South Loop, Respiratory Health Association, Southeast Environmental Task Force, and People for Community Recovery to engage residents in monitoring air quality in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago.

Driven Doer: Julia Parzen

08.09.16 | Announcements

  Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Each month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. This month, we introduce you to Julia Parzen, the newly appointed Chair of Delta’s Board of Directors.   What do you do? I am a consultant to cities and foundations on designing…More

Meet the 2016-2017 Delta Emerging Leaders

08.09.16 | Announcements

Here at Delta Institute, we’re fortunate to have the enthusiasm and leadership of our associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs for short), who help us advance and promote our work and other great sustainability initiatives in and around Chicago. Well-known in Chicago’s sustainability sector for their annual BOOST event (mark your calendars: November 15, 2016!), the DELs organize event programming…More

Getting Down to the Roots: Why Soil Matters for Climate Stabilization (and More)

08.08.16 | Announcements

This blog post by Delta’s ecological economist Ryan Anderson originally appeared on The Climate Trust’s blog on July 26, 2016 Following 2015’s designation as the International Year of Soils by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, soil carbon sequestration is experiencing something of a renaissance among policy and scientific circles. Farmers are also getting involved, most recently through the Climate…More