The Southwest’s Forests May Never Recover from Megafires


“Abnormal” fire risks have become the new normal.

Dangerous Global Warming Could be Reversed, Say Scientists

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A combination of burning trees for energy and capturing and storing carbon dioxide could offset and even reverse emissions.

The One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree On


Ethanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.

Illinois Town Bans Stripping Because of Fracking

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How one small town is bracing for the gold rush.

A Clear View of Alaska


And maybe our future.


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.