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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Environ-mentality: Lake levels rising along with environmental damage

Environ-mentality: Lake levels rising along with environmental damage

May 25, 2022

    Water levels in Lake Michigan are at an all-time high, posing potential threats to shoreline homes and Evanston beaches. Environmental engineering professor Aaron Packman and Evanston...

Rows of white wind turbines in a wind farm. Under the turbines are dark green grass and a hill behind them. The sky in the background is blue.

Climate change could have drastic consequences in Illinois, report co-led by NU profs states

April 20, 2021

Climate change will drastically transform the state of Illinois according to a new scientific report by McCormick Profs. William Miller and Aaron Packman and 43 scientists, a Tuesday University release...

Evanston constructs stabilization project along lakefront, implications of shoreline destruction

November 12, 2020

Because of shoreline erosion caused by high lake levels, the city of Evanston hired coastal engineering group SmithGroup to assess lakefront damage and start construction. Project affiliates and University...

“Des Plaines McDonald’s” by Meredith Leich, one of the artists in this collaboration. It is part of the series “Chicago and the Rain” and uses watercolors to portray flooding and high precipitation events in Chicago.

Northwestern scientists collaborate with artists to create art that calls for climate change action

October 11, 2020

After a year of collaborating, McCormick Prof. Aaron Packman and earth and planetary sciences Prof. Daniel Horton created “Third Coast Disrupted: Artists + Scientists on Climate” — an exhibition...

Lake Michigan. Both extreme weather events and invasive species pose a risk to Lake Michigan and the surrounding Chicago area.

Invasive species, extreme weather pose threat to Lake Michigan, report finds

April 21, 2019

Lake Michigan is experiencing negative environmental harm that could worsen with climate change, according to scientists. In a recent report by the Environmental Law and Policy Center, a team of 18...

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