Category Archives: climate change

What Role Will Climate Change Concerns Play in the 2016 Election?

Earlier this week, NY Times science/environmental journalist and @DotEarth blogger Andrew Revkin posted findings from a recent poll of US voters about their level of concern about global warming. The results are not inspiring or encouraging, as the vast majority … Continue reading

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Microcosm Heads to Alaska this June

This summer the adventure into the oceanic microscopic universe continues as filmmaker, marine biologist, and Roosevelt University SUST Adjunct Professor Michele Hoffman Trotter and her colleagues set out for Alaska on the exciting field expedition yet for her upcoming documentary … Continue reading

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UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy for 2016

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series geared towards individuals interested in the relation between sustainability and energy. The 2016 program theme is “Nexus,” that is, the connection between water and energy. In … Continue reading

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US and 170+ other Countries Sign Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day 2016

197 children just arrived at the #ParisAgreement signing, wearing t-shirts that read ‘your promise, our future’ pic.twitter.com/JiYp0RDu7A — Earthjustice (@Earthjustice) April 22, 2016  

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Where We Live: Earth Day, 22 April 2016

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Illinois Environmental Council Holding Two Springfield Events in April

This month the Illinois Environmental Council is holding a mini-lobby day and a climate rally in Springfield. There is still time to register for both of these policy activism events. See below for event and registration info from the IEC’s news webpage: … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2016: Lights Out at 8:30 pm on March 19

This Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Roosevelt University will be participating in “Earth Hour 2016” in conjunction with millions of people, in 172 countries, shutting off lights campus wide to celebrate the tenth Earth Hour event! The movement, … Continue reading

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