How Crowdfunding Could Make Community Power a Reality


Want to make solar happen? Get the crowd behind it.

How Climate Change Could Make Summer Crime Waves Worse


In Chicago, dangerous crime is following temperatures on the rise.

Further North Than Expected, the Arctic Sunrise Reaches the Edge of the Ice Cap


The Greenpeace ship must press deeper into the ice to allow the scientists to find the right ice floe to begin their research.

Oil on Gulf Coast After Hurricane Isaac Reveals Risks of Offshore Drilling

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center/Flickr

The cleanup is far from over.

You Think 2012 Is Hot? Wait Until 2013.

CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture/Flickr

Barring a volcanic eruption, next year will set records. But don’t blame El Niño.


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.