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A new interactive exhibit on climate change at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum addresses “the defining issue of our time,” says Steve Sullivan, senior curator of ecology at the museum. 

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It’s 2016 and we’re still three metaphorical minutes away from global doom. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists say global warming and nuclear weapon proliferation pose serious threats to mankind.

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New reports show that Earth’s surface temperature last year was its highest since modern temperature record keeping began in 1880. The global record was also broken in 2014, although 2015 saw dramatic increases by comparison.

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Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We take another look at a local exhibit.

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"Algal Biodiesel Processing Station III" by Marissa Lee Benedict; courtesy of DePaul Art Museum

Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We get a preview of a local exhibit.

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Indiana Dunes

A new report finds that warming temperatures are having an impact on five national parks on the Great Lakes. Elizabeth Brackett looks at what that could mean.