Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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July 29, 2014

Big Oil’s New Pitch: Fracking Means Never Having to Fear Putin

Oil and gas companies want Washington to believe that fracking can save Ukraine from Russia. It can’t.

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July 29, 2014

Obama’s Coal-Leasing Program Is Costing Taxpayers More Than $50 Billion

The social cost of coal is huge. So why are mining leases so cheap?

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July 29, 2014

White House: Delaying Climate Action Will Carry Heavy Economic Cost

President’s economic advisers sound warning over delaying EPA power plant rules in the face of industry lobbying.

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June 24, 2014

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses

The report focuses on the devastation that climate change could cause for American businesses.

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July 7, 2014

We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests

Epidemiologists explain how human activity helps spread the deadly virus in West Africa.

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July 1, 2014

What You Need to Know About the Coming Jellyfish Apocalypse

Calling all swimmers! Here’s how to coexist with our gelatinous friends.

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A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising their young, but declines in sea ice from warmer temperature may be affecting all colony by the end of the century. Courtesy Stephanie Jenouvrier
June 30, 2014

Our Inability To Deal With Climate Change Is Going to Kill the Penguins

Many Antarctic Emperor penguin colonies could decline by more than half in less than a century.

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June 24, 2014

These Maps Show How Many Brutally Hot Days You Will Suffer When You’re Old

Sorry, millennials. Your golden years are going to be really sweaty.

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