Climate Change

Winter Weather

Climate Change Exists. Period. Here’s The Real Debate:

Are all of these extreme weather events evidence of global warming or climate change?

05/13/2014

Former Vice President and Climate Reality Project Chairman Al Gore gives a speech during Abu Dhabi Ascent event, a ministerial meeting to prepare for a September 2014 climate change summit in New York. (Photo credit: MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gore Accuses GOP Of ‘Enforced Orthodoxy’ To Deny Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore implored a local crowd to get involved in efforts to address climate change in a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday.

05/13/2014

(Credit: NASA)

Federal Climate Change Report Warns Of Increasing Harms

CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist reports the findings in the National Climate Assessment released by the White House concluded U.S. temperatures have risen nearly 2 degrees since 1895, with most of that rise coming since 1970.

05/06/2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.)

Quigley: Action On Climate Change Needed To Protect Lake Michigan

Local officials are issuing a new warning of damage to Lake Michigan and problems for homeowners as a result of climate change, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/23/2013

Storm

Bus Tour Promoting Action On Climate Change Stops In Chicago

The bus stopped at 63rd and Dorchester at the Apostolic Church of God for the Chicago stop of the “I Will Act on Climate” national bus tour drumming up support for the Obama administration’s climate change agenda.

08/03/2013

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Scientists: Severity Of Recent Storms More Proof Of Climate Change

Scientists in the Chicago area said Friday the kind of tumultuous weather we’ve been having is just more evidence of global warming, and a reason to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.

WBBM Newsradio–03/08/2013

Falling Lake Michigan Water Levels Could Lead To Rising Pollution

If the Lake Michigan water level drops six inches, the locks in and out of the Chicago River will have to be closed to keep polluted water out, federal officials said Monday.

12/10/2012

Environment Illinois has issued a report on the effects of climate change, titled "In the Path of the Storm." (Credit: Environment Illinois)

Durbin, Environmentalists Urge Federal Limits On Fossil Fuel Use

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and an environmental advocacy group are urging people to do something about climate change while they still can.

WBBM Newsradio–04/04/2012

Doomsday Clock

Doomsday Clock Moves One Minute Closer To Armageddon

The Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has deemed the world one day closer to doomsday.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Lake Michigan (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Global Warming Damaging Great Lakes

Environmental activists have released a report that claims global warming is inflicting damage upon the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, other national parks lining the Great Lakes — and the region around them.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2011

Grant Park

Signs Of Climate Change Found In Grant Park

A Field Museum bird specialist says he’s still seeing in December, birds that used to leave by mid-November at the latest.

WBBM Newsradio–12/03/2010