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

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And maybe our future.

Al Gore says Obama Must Veto ‘Atrocity’ of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

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Former vice-president says oil pipeline is ‘really a losing proposition’ and demands climate plan promised at inauguration.

United Airlines Buys Big Into Biofuels

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Could the move help clean up a notoriously dirty industry?

Gulf Oil Wells Have Been Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane

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Why isn’t anything being done about it?

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.