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Chicago coal after Fisk and Crawford
Apr. 10, 2013
The last barge carrying coal to Pilsen’s Fisk Power Plant lumbered up the Chicago canal in late August, dumping a final 1,500 tons of coal to burn in a community whose members were more than happy to see their industrial neighbor go.
Climate change could worsen Chicago floods
Mar. 20, 2013
The 10 most extreme floods in northeast Illinois all occurred after 1950, but Chicagoans don’t need mathematical models to know flooding is a problem.
Chicago students push for divestment from fossil fuels
Feb. 21, 2013
Students concerned about climate change are urging Chicago universities to swap investments in fossil fuel for stock in clean energy.
Chicagoans protest Keystone XL pipeline
Feb. 18, 2013
Chicagoans rallied Sunday in solidarity with thousands in Washington, D.C. for what is believed to have been the largest climate rally in U.S. history.
Do conservatives have the answer to climate change?
Jan. 30, 2013
A former Congressman says Republicans should stop changing the subject and recognize that they have the solution to climate change.
Finally! Chicago gets some snow
Jan. 25, 2013
As far as snow goes, Chicago didn't' get much — just over an inch as of Friday morning. But it was still one for the record books.
Climate Change warnings in sharp relief
Jan. 16, 2013
The draft of a new report on climate change minces no words — global warming could have severe impacts. Here's what it means for the Midwest.
Blasting puts Miss. River in ship shape
Jan. 12, 2013
Crews have completed the most critical phase of removing bedrock that threatened barges along a crucial stretch of the drought-starved Mississippi River in southern Illinois.
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