America, Country Without a Conscience

Today I was saddened to see that President Trump set into motion his first, official steps toward making erroneous denial of human-induced climate change into national policy. Flanked by company executives and miners, Trump signed an executive order to nullify President Obama's climate change efforts and revive the coal industry (yes, coal!) -- effectively giving the …

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It’s Sunny and Warm in Chicago…in February

We are heading into our 6th consecutive day of 60+ degree weather in Chicago. That's the longest stretch on record for February (ever!) and today (Day 6) also marks a Chicago record for meteorological winter -- encompassing the months of December, January, and February. The mood of most Chicagoans has palpably lifted (blue skies and …

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