Sunday, May 18, 2008

Environmental Hall of Fame Nominees 2008


Nominees will be inducted into the Environmental Hall of Fame for the Nation, Illinois and Chicago in each of the following 12 Fields:

First Field: Environmental Media

National: Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Brosnan
Chicago: Conscious Choice Magazine

Second Field: Environmental Awareness
National: Jim Hansen
Mark Victor Hansen, Inspiration for Hall of Fame
Chicago: Chicago Park District

Third Field: Environmental Stewardship
National: Sierra Club
Illinois: Environment Illinois
Illinois PIRG
Chicago: Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

Fourth Field: Home and Buildings/Energy Efficiency
National: Clinton Climate Initiative
Illinois: Informed Energy Decisions
Chicago: Merchandise Mart/Sears Tower
Museum of Science and Industry/Smart Home

Fifth Field: Renewable Transportation
Illinois: I-Go Car Sharing
Chicago: CTA

Sixth Field: Solar and Geothermal Energy
National: American Solar Energy Society (ASES)
Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)
Illinois: Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA)

Seventh Field: Wind Energy
National: American Wind Energy Assn (AWEA)
James Dehlsen, Father of American Wind Energy
Illinois: City of Naperville Renewable Energy

Eighth Field: Education for Sustainability
National: Whole Foods
Kimpton Hotels
Chicago: Chicago Center for Green Technology (CCGT)

Ninth Field: Natural Capitalism
National: Hunter Lovins
Shore Bank
Chicago Climate Exchange
Co-op America Green Festival
Illinois: Illinois Renewable Energy Assn (IREA)

Tenth Field: Government and Legislation
National: Mayor Richard M Daley
City of Chicago
Illinois Renewable Portfolio Standards
Chicago: Chicago Climate Action Plan
Chicago Department of Environment
Sadhu Johnston

Eleventh Field: Community and Utilities
National: Mike Nicklas, Sustainable Schools
Illinois: Lt Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois School Compact
Sierra Club, Illinois Clean Air
Chicago: Chicago Board of Education

Twelfth Field: Religion and International
Chicago: China Sister Cities Shenyang and Shanghai

*RPS-Renewable Portfolio Standards
ERC-UIC Energy Resource Center
IEC-Illinois Environmental Council

The National Green Museum and Environmental Hall of Fame hosts the Second National Environmental Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony and inaugurates the National Green Team League. Please see