Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

George Soros
August 28, 2015

Climate Philanthropist George Soros Invests Millions in Coal

The billionaire has previously funded renewable energy and low-carbon initiatives and has called coal a “lethal bullet” for climate change.

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Protesters block demolition equipment from entering a portion of the B.W. Cooper public housing complex in New Orleans in December 2007. Alex Brandon/AP
August 28, 2015

After Hurricane Katrina, Poor Black Women Were Largely Ignored, Study Says

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

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NOAA/Wikimedia Commons
August 27, 2015

No One Is Ready for the Next Katrina

Climate change is making catastrophic floods more likely, and US politicians are doing little to prepare.

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More Climate Desk Features

September 2, 2015

Coal Companies Are Dying While Their Execs Grab More Cash

The industry is collapsing, but its corporate bigwigs are doing just fine.

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Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk
August 26, 2015

Will New Orleans Survive the Next Katrina?

Take a bird’s-eye tour of the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana.

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Gateway Technical College/Flickr
August 3, 2015

Scott Walker Thinks Obama’s Climate Plan Will Jack Up Your Electric Bill. He’s Wrong.

Here’s why the president’s plan isn’t a job-killing monstrosity.

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Allen Eyestone/ZUMA
August 3, 2015

President Obama Just Finalized His Plan to Fight Climate Change

The EPA’s new rules will crack down on emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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