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Weather Patterns and Climate Change

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Reed Scherer—Associate Professor, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University

Local activists, city officials, and community members will gather tomorrow at Whitney Young High School for a Town Hall Meeting on global warming. Organizers hope to encourage discussion about solutions to climate change.

Concerns about global warming have gathered steam recently thanks to news regarding the accelerated melting of Arctic sea ice and increasingly warmer weather around the globe for the past several years.That point seems to be underscored by the unusually warm winter we've been having here in Chicago. But is it due to global warming? Or is it, as some suggest, just a natural climate shift?

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