Chicago Joins Cities Around The World In Climate Change ProtestOrganizers said they want to send a message to lawmakers and businesses that something needs to be done to address the climate crisis.
Revamp Your Lifestyle, Protect The Planet With These TipsAuthor and environmental expert Ashlee Piper joined CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot to share her tips for helping the environment and making sustainable lifestyle shifts.
Starbucks To Test Recyclable Cups, Redesign StoresChanges will vary by location. For example, in a neighborhood with three Starbucks cafes, one might be changed to an express format while another offers delivery.
Hawaii Weighs First-In-Nation Plastic Bans At RestaurantsThe liberal state has a history of prioritizing the environment — it's mandated renewable energy use and prohibited sunscreen ingredients that harm coral.
Amazon AimsTo Cut Its Carbon FootprintTo reach that goal, the online retail giant says it will use more renewable energy like solar power; have more packages delivered in electric vans; and push suppliers to remake their packaging.
2017 Predicts Spike In Sustainable Tourism & You Don't Have To Travel FarThe United Nations has declared 2017 the year of Sustainable Tourism.
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."