Illinois Joins States Committed To Carbon-Emission ReductionGov. JB Pritzker has ordered that Illinois join a group of U.S. states committed to following the Paris Climate Agreement on reducing carbon emissions.
EPA Reverses Pruitt-Era Rule On Diesel EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency will now enforce an Obama-era rule that limits diesel truck emissions, reversing one of the final decisions made under former agency chief Scott Pruitt.
Cook County To Cut Buildings' Carbon EmissionsThe county's Board of Commissioners has approved an ordinance aimed at making public buildings more energy efficient -- with the goal of sharply cutting greenhouse gases emitted by county-owned buildings.
Democrats, Environmentalists Rally In Support Of Obama's Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions Environmentalists and Democratic political leaders gathered in Chicago to build a coalition they think will be needed to put the president's climate change proposal into action.