Ryan Richardson knows all too well how global climate change can affect local lives.
Back when I was in high school, climate change was scientifically called the four seasons. Every three months there are seasons of time that are different. Winter, the coldest; spring, a little warmer; summer, the warmest season; then fall with cooling temps returning to the same cycle.
The effects of plastics on wildlife, deforestation and large-scale damming are some of the issues addressed in the exhibition "Climate of Uncertainty," which goes on display at the DePaul Art Museum Jan. 10.
Offering perspectives on today's issues
A report and interactive map released Tuesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council puts Indiana and Illinois in the top 10 states in the nation for the most heat records broken in 2012.
The effects of plastics on wildlife, deforestation and large-scale damming are some of the issues addressed in the exhibition “Climate of Uncertainty,” which goes on display at the DePaul Art Museum Jan. 10.
Where are the wild turkeys? Why were no black rails found? What about fox sparrows and the 13 other species that are commonly counted on the preserve? Where have they gone?
GARY | Dr. Patrick Gonzalez has seen the tangible effects of climate change on national parks and wants people to take action to prevent further degradation.
PORTAGE | Climate change isn't just something to think about when planning for the future of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
GARY | The city on Tuesday pledged support to the Center for Biological Diversity's national Clean Air Cities campaign, urging federal officials to take action on global warming.
Joshua Eastlund, Highland | "Rather then affected, it supports my views. Obviously, something is going on. I'm not certain what it is, but something's happening."
Region views on climate change
The solitude on the lakes this Fourth of July was eerie. Nary a rocket’s red glare or mortar exploding in air.
It looks like the summer is going to be a bummer
Well, I've done it again. It's the middle of January — in the Northern Hemisphere that's winter — I have been outside, and my attire is shorts. Well, they're mid-calf, pseudo-capri, "what-the-heck-are-you-wearing?" kind of shorts.
I'm writing in response to the gentleman who wanted to debunk the idea that climate change is not an exact science. Ask the people in Oklahoma and Texas who are setting temperature records this year if there has been a change. Ask the people in Arizona about the unusual amount of dust storms…
It is time to stop claiming that the climate change hoax is real. Almost all the data used in previous studies have all been proven to have been doctored or manipulated.
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