Petcoke piles are stored at a Koch Bros. storage site on the Calumet River in Chicago, Illinois, in 2014. (Terry Evans)
Planet Forward Correspondent | Loyola University Chicago
Monday, January 07, 2019
Communities outside of Chicago stifled by BP's largest oil refinery are taking defiant steps to end its expansion of production—and dangerous emissions.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
A panel of young environmental storytellers took the stage to share their experiences as storytellers, and share how Planet Forward helped them grow as environmental storytellers.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Congratulations to our 2018-2019 team of Planet Forward Correspondents! Read below to learn more about the exceptional team of students selected, and be sure to click through to see their full profiles:
University of Chicago
Monday, March 07, 2022
Composting is a growing practice that diverts food waste from greenhouse gas-producing landfills; Chicago colleges provide a case study into how this practice can be implemented more broadly today.
Tags: composting, Food Waste, climate change, storyfest2022, college
Friday, December 18, 2020
Sustainable fashion is becoming increasingly popular, but what does it mean to be truly sustainable? This story explores the challenges in the sustainable fashion industry and how different companies are navigating them.
The view from the peak of Tanalian Mountain, which looks down on Port Alsworth. (Olivia Urbanski/Loyola University Chicago)
Loyola University Chicago
Monday, January 22, 2018
Planet Forward Correspondent Olivia Urbanski spent a summer interning at Lake Clark National Park as a Junior Ranger Intern to teach – and ultimately learn from – local children about environmental stewardship.