After Illinois Tornado Outbreak, a Question Lingers: Is Chicagoland getting more Tornadoes?

Severe storms swept across much of the central United States on March 31st, killing at least 33 people, injuring over 211 more and causing significant property damage, including leaving over 766,000 customers without electricity. While outbreaks of this sort are not unheard of, some scientists are warning that it could be a symptom of broader trends in severe weather – including more tornadoes in the Chicago area – as human-induced climate change upsets global weather patterns.

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine through the Lens of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law – an Exploratory Overview

Linus H­­öller, Northwestern University[1] First published March 13, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fundamentally changed the security architecture of Europe and shown that wars of aggression are not a thing of a bygone era but continue to be a possibility in the modern, nuclear world. Along with the repercussions for international relations, however, the…