Robert Gerard

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Climate Change

The frozen world is unfreezing at an alarming rate. As Al Gore said, the world has a fever. Global warming , climate change, call it what you wish. But it’s here now. What can we do now to bring things back into equal states.

Did Global Warming Really ‘Pause’ During the 2000s?

A new study explains why the controversial hiatus doesn’t amount to much.<p>It is the first year of the new Republican president’s term. He has taken over a healthy economy from his Democratic predecessor, and, with it, the freedom to branch out beyond the typical Reaganism. He has also inherited a …

Climate Change

Chinatown sees tourism slowdown, blames Trump travel ban

Foot traffic is down, tours feel light, stores aren’t moving as much Chinatown kitsch as they usually do, business owners said Friday.<p>The question is why, and no one seems to be sure.<p>At a news conference in the Clarion Music Performing Arts Center, members of several small-business advocacy groups …

Nearly 300 people shot so far this year in Chicago, matching start of violent 2016

A 3-year-old boy and an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy were among 27 people shot across Chicago over the weekend, a drop from last weekend but enough to push the number of people hit by gunfire so far this year to nearly 300.<p>With two days to go in January, the number of shootings and …

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact as Trump weighs future

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union powers on Thursday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to endorse a key nuclear agreement with Iran insisting that the deal is essential for international security.<p>The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany threw their weight behind the pact limiting Iran's …