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Julie Wernau
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Attended University of Connecticut
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Ghana may not be able to deliver enough cocoa to fulfill its contracts, pushing cocoa prices toward the highs reached during last year’s Ebola scare and likely leading to more expensive chocolate for consumers world-wide.
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Sick of charging your cell phone constantly? So are scientists...
CHAMPAIGN — The national battery research hub at Argonne National Laboratory kicked off a roadshow last week to share what it has learned so far in its quest to build a better battery.
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The City of Chicago is expected to announce Wednesday that it will offer rooftop solar panel installations through the summer at 25 percent below market rates through a partnership with non-profit Vote Solar.
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What happens when our water needs compete with our beer needs?
— It can take up to 20 gallons of water to make a single pint of beer and, with water in scarce supply, more than one-quarter of beverage production is in jeopardy.
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I can't help but wonder if Clark Griswold's Christmas would have been less disastrous to relations with his neighbors, his mother-in-law and his cat if he had decorated with LED Christmas lights.
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Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter.
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Are you paying for someone's bonus in your electricity bill?
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has accused Commonwealth Edison of asking its customers to foot the bill for $87.9 million in employee bonuses—a practice she said is illegal.
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Michael Hawthorne's profile photo
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  • Wall Street Journal
    Reporter, 2015 - present
  • Chicago Tribune
    Energy and green tech reporter, 2009 - 2015
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Wall Street Journal reporter in New York covering cocoa, coffee, sugar, OJ and cotton futures.
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2011 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists finalist
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