The Times Team Explains Chicago’s Climate Problem Visually

Times Insider It explains who we are and what we do, and offers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. There’s a climate conflict in Chicago, and the city’s signature natural feature – Lake Michigan – is in the middle. Fluctuations in evaporation and precipitation cause significant fluctuations in the lake’s water levels, which […]

Chicago’s Big Climate Problem – The New York Times

Chicago has had many nicknames that have stuck with varying degrees of success over the past two centuries. Windy City. Second City. Big Shoulders City. But a lesser-known moniker that may have the most stamina as it digs deep into a century of climate chaos is Chicago’s first: Mud City. It comes from the fact […]