How Cities Can Lead the Climate Fight


Introducing Alex Steffen’s ‘Climate Zero’.

Coal Is Doomed


The grim death spiral of a once booming industry.

Climate Change Adaptation Cash for Poor Countries Fails to Materialise

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As the COP18 Doha climate talks begin, Oxfam and IIED warn that green climate fund risks being left ‘as an empty shell.’

Electoral Math for ‘All You Climate People’


Building a movement in urban areas isn’t enough.

Car Companies Are Seeing the Light


Automakers are experimenting with lightweight bodies and new engines to meet ambitious fuel efficiency standards.


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.