The archbishop urged Chicagoans to recycle and avoid the use of plastics and to refrain from wasting food.
June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.
Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
A government watchdog is questioning one of Governor Rauner’s picks for posts in his administration.
Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
In one year, Justin Vrany produced only eight pounds of garbage.
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.
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.
The pesticide DDT is still killing robins 50 years after Rachel Carson started the environmental movement with DDT warnings in her book: “Silent Spring.”
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed three new laws aimed at protecting the environment in Illinois.
Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.
It’s this year’s must have kitchen gadget. The Keurig coffee machine promises a single cup of piping hot coffee in just seconds and sales have doubled every year for the last three. But the coffee maker is leaving a bitter taste in some mouths.
An environmental coalition says the Asian carp is enough, and the U.S. does not need to add other non-native species to the country’s ecology.