Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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May 22, 2015

Your Binge-Watching Is Making the Planet Warmer

Those cat videos, TED talks, and Netflix original series you watch to unwind might be slowly killing the planet.

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May 22, 2015

This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest

Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations, environmentalists say.

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May 22, 2015

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields.

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May 22, 2015

Climate Change Blamed for Severe Drought Hitting Vietnam’s Coffee Crops

Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth.

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Bin Laden
May 21, 2015

Here’s What Osama bin Laden Wrote About Climate Change

Read the terrorist mastermind’s speech about the “massive consequences of climate changes.” 

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Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP
May 5, 2015

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2013. Japan Pool/ZUMA
May 5, 2015

How the Fukushima Disaster Crippled Japan’s Climate Plans

Japan’s climate strategy is broken. Can President Obama help fix it?

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Pope Francis
April 29, 2015

Good Luck Going After the Pope, Climate Deniers

The Heartland Institute went on a pilgrimage to Rome to offer a “prebuttal” to the Vatican’s climate summit.

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