As Secretary of State, John Kerry Would Be a Climate Hawk


He’d bring a fierce record from the Senate.

The World Bank’s Climate Hypocrisy


It’s enough to give you whiplash.

Mississippi River Faces Shipping Freeze As Water Levels Drop


Navigation has become treacherous as the worst US drought in half a century brings water levels close to record lows.

What Does Obesity Have to Do with Climate Change?

Polar Cruises/Flickr

Plenty, say some scientists.

US Intelligence Community Warns of Rising Climate Security Threat

Patrick Rodwell/Flickr

National Intelligence Council acknowledges climate change and related impacts on resources present emerging security risk.


About Climate Desk

The Climate Desk is a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact—human, environmental, economic, political—of a changing climate. The partners are The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Slate, and Wired.