Finally, Some Not-Terrible Climate News: Greenland Not Melting Any Faster

Photo by Dirk van As

The last ten years have seen unprecedented ice loss. Don’t expect that speedup to continue, a new study says.

Fracking Boom in North Dakota is Here to Stay

Excess gas flares off at a well site outside Williston. James West/Climate Desk

A new federal study doubles previous estimates of the Bakken Shale’s oil reserves.

Why Do Conservatives Like to Waste Energy?


Want to sell a Republican a greener light bulb? Don’t tell them it’s green.

Meet Alvin, the Climate-Change Fighting Puppet

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How one performer is taking a deep dive on rising seas.

Climate Desk Live 06/06/13: The Alarming Science Behind Climate Change’s Increasingly Wild Weather


Join us for a joint Climate Desk Live and World Wildlife Fund (WWF)


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