Getting Hosed: A Look At The Universe Of Chicago Water, And Its Sometimes-Sordid History, This Earth DayIt's Earth Day. Here at CBS 2, we take water seriously: from lakes and rivers to pipes and bills.
Remembering Hazel Johnson, Chicago’s ‘Mother Of Environmental Justice,’ On Earth Day 10 Years After Her PassingTen years ago, Chicago’s own Hazel Johnson died at the age of 75. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra on Thursday brought us the legacy of the Black environmentalist known as the Mother of Environmental Justice.
Earth Day: A Look Back At The First EventThe first Earth Day happened 51 years ago, when CBS News's Walter Cronkite called it "a day dedicated to enlisting all the citizens of a bountiful country in a common cause of saving life from the deadly biproduct of that bounty."
This Earth Day, Gov. Pritzker Signs Executive Orders To Keep People's Utilities From Being Cut Off, Move State Government Toward Using Low- Or Zero-Emission VehiclesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed two executive orders related to climate and consumers for Earth Day.
Earth Day Cleanups Called Off Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, But There Are Still Ways To Honor Mother EarthWednesday is Earth Day, but like many events, celebrations are looking very different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Friends Of The Parks To Clean Up Chicago Parks For Earth Week, But Some Are Too Dirty For VolunteersSpringtime can bring the best and worst of humanity out of hibernation; among the latter, people who litter.
Shedd Aquarium Pledges To Reduce Ocean-Harming PlasticShedd Aquarium in Chicago is among a group of aquariums making an Earth Day pledge to reduce single-use plastic.
State Schools To Receive 5,000 Tree SeedlingsThe program helps offset the loss of trees that are removed or otherwise affected by IDOT construction and maintenance work.
Cleaning Your Eating Habits For Earth DayOn Earth Day, the smallest changes you make can impact preserving the planet.
Disney Eliminates Plastic Bags At StoresDisney is announcing that the company will no longer use plastic bags at any of its stores around the United States.
Target Offering Car Seat Discounts For Trading In Your Old OneTarget’s annual car seat trade-in event starts Monday, April 22 and runs through May 5.
White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field Goes Straw-FreeThe Chicago White Sox are teaming up with the Shedd Aquarium to become the first MLB team and first Chicago sports team to reduce single-use plastic straws for the season. It's part of the Shedd Aquarium's "Shed the Straw" initiative to reduce the use of plastic straws at Guaranteed Rate Field.
This Earth Day Consider "Shedding" The StrawThe Shedd Aquarium is celebrating Earth Day this year by challenging the Chicagoland community to commit to a conservation action that will protect our planet’s waterways and the animals that live in them.
Chicago's Adler Planetarium Offers Free Earth Day ProgramsChicago's Adler Planetarium is celebrating Earth Day with special programs and free admission for Illinois residents.
Earth Day 2015: How Much Do Trees Cost?Ready to plant a tree? Here's a breakdown of some of the most popular types and their costs.