Donald J Wuebbles

In The News

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster for the world, but efforts to control the disease have produced at least one silver lining in terms of the environment: a decrease in global emissions. Efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, such as lockdowns, social distancing, and closures, resulted...

  • LAS Communications The state of Illinois is undergoing a rapid change in weather patterns that already has started to transform the state, according to a major new scientific assessment by researchers at several universities, government agencies, and organizations, including The Nature...

  • As described by Prof. Don Wuebbles and colleagues in the January 2021 issue of EOS:  Cities and urban areas already experience many different stresses, but now face additional stresses from ongoing and projected climate change. Many cities, including Barcelona, Chicago, New York, Paris, and Seattle...

  • CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A team of Midwestern climate scientists has released a new report with grim predictions about the impact of climate change on the Great Lakes region. The report foresees a growing trend of wetter winters and springs, with increases in heavy rain events leading to flooding,...