Methane Leaks Could Negate Climate Benefits of US Natural Gas Boom: Report


Reduction in carbon emissions triggered by America’s shift from coal to gas is being offset by a sharp rise in methane.

The Arctic Ice “Death Spiral”


Despite what deniers claim, the volume of ice is going down, down, down.

Would Hillary and Norgay Recognize Mount Everest?


After an embarrassing mistake, climate scientists get solid, scary information about melting Himalayan glaciers.

Cutting Carbon Dioxide Isn’t Enough


We have to invest in technology to remove the CO2 already in the atmosphere.

It Doesn’t Matter If We Never Run Out of Oil: We Won’t Want to Burn It Anymore

Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon/Flickr

Like whale oil in the 1860s, oil today has become uncompetitive — even at low prices — and that will only become truer with time.

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.