Map: Oysters, Reefs, and Swamps Protect Billions’ Worth of Real Estate—For Free

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Without natural barriers, twice as much US coastline will be highly exposed to climate risks.

Why Climate Change Has Darwin Down for the Count


Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many other animals may not be able to adapt to rising temperatures.

Confirmed: Fracking Triggers Quakes and Seismic Chaos


A new study in Science links tremors near Midwest injection sites with huge quakes thousands of miles away.

A Scientific Storm is Brewing Over the Hurricane-Climate Connection

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Echoes of 2005′s scientific dispute—and its devastating hurricane season.

Here Comes the Son: Barry Goldwater Jr. Fights for Solar Power in Arizona

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A fight over net-metering policy in the Grand Canyon State reveals some rifts among conservatives.


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.