Cupich: Protecting Environment Is Everyone's DutyThe archbishop urged Chicagoans to recycle and avoid the use of plastics and to refrain from wasting food.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune 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 Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell 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.
BGA: Rauner Pick For Environmental Post Previously Worked At Oil And Gas Pipeline CompanyA government watchdog is questioning one of Governor Rauner's picks for posts in his administration.
Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer RetiringEnvironmental 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.
Sandwich Me In: One Restaurant, One Year, Only Eight Gallons Of GarbageIn one year, Justin Vrany produced only eight pounds of garbage.
Quigley: Action On Climate Change Needed To Protect Lake MichiganLocal 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.
Bus Tour Promoting Action On Climate Change Stops In ChicagoThe 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.
DDT Still Killing Robins 50 Years After First WarningsThe pesticide DDT is still killing robins 50 years after Rachel Carson started the environmental movement with DDT warnings in her book: "Silent Spring."
Quinn Signs 3 New Laws To Protect Illinois' EnvironmentGov. Pat Quinn has signed three new laws aimed at protecting the environment in Illinois.
5 Songs For Earth DayHere are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.
Coffee Conundrum: Instant Java, But At What Cost?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.