A retired ornithologist has 40 years of evidence that scientists say indicates a link between warming climate and smaller birds.
Rust Belt cities tackling their lead problems offer advice for Chicago on funding, public education and getting political buy-in.
We asked experts what regular people can do to make a difference.
Erratic water levels, disappearing beaches — climate change is already affecting Lake Michigan’s shoreline. Here’s what else we can expect.
Water officials allowed homeowners to get meters installed faster if they opted out of safety testing for lead in their water.
Use our handy guide to determine which Chicago beaches are safe for swimming, and when to proceed with caution.
Back in 2008, Mayor Richard M. Daley’s plan to make Chicago “the greenest city in America” by 2020 made national news. How’s that going?
Think you know all the recycling rules? Think again. Check out this quick guide to some common do’s and don’ts of Chicago recycling.
One Chicagoan is worried her neighbors are putting the wrong things in their shared recycling bin. We share five do’s and don’ts.