Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children

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Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

Inside the UN Climate Talks


President Obama is among the world leaders talking about climate change today in New York City.

Inside the Biggest Climate March in History


Images and insights from the scene in New York.

Deep Inside the Wild World of China’s Fracking Boom

US companies are salivating over the biggest shale gas resources in the world. What could possibly go wrong?

Gore: Fracking Won’t Solve Our Climate Crisis

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Natural gas can’t be a “bridge fuel” unless we crack down on methane leaks, he tells Climate Desk.


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.