Local Reaction From Chicago To UN Climate Change Report

The latest report on climate change warns of catastrophic impacts if humans don’t take action to slow the Earth’s warming.

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The new United Nations climate change report delivers a frightening forecast, warning the world that infrequent droughts, floods and fires could become annual events if we don’t act immediately. Charlie Riedel/Associated Press
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The new United Nations climate change report delivers a frightening forecast, warning the world that infrequent droughts, floods and fires could become annual events if we don’t act immediately. Charlie Riedel/Associated Press

Local Reaction From Chicago To UN Climate Change Report

The latest report on climate change warns of catastrophic impacts if humans don’t take action to slow the Earth’s warming.

U.N. Secretary General Guterres called the agency’s new report “a code red for humanity,” as deadly floods, fires and heat waves make headlines around the world.

Reset examines what these warnings mean for us locally and what steps we can take to reduce greenhouse gases.

GUESTS: Elena Grossman, UIC School of Public Health, BRACE Illinois program manager

Scott Collis, atmospheric scientist, Argonne National Laboratory