Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

gasoline
January 20, 2015

The Real Reason U.S. Gas Is So Cheap Is Americans Don’t Pay the True Cost of Driving

A gas tax that fully corrected for the social impact of car reliance would upend life as we know it.

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Newcastle
December 16, 2014

How Science Can Tell if Your Great-Grandparents Were Strikebreakers

Christine Kenneally on the connections between your genes and your history.

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Shishmaref
December 16, 2014

Climate Change Takes A Village

As the Planet Warms, a Remote Alaskan Town Shows Just How Unprepared We Are.

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coal truck
December 12, 2014

Congress Stuffed Some Coal In Its Omnibus Package

The Export-Import Bank wants to stop financing coal plants. Congress has other ideas.

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More Climate Desk Features

Inhofe
April 9, 2015

These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers

In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities don’t believe we’re causing global warming.

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A man in Sparks, Oklahoma, picks through rubble from his home following an earthquake in 2011. Sue Ogrocki/AP
April 6, 2015

The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma’s Quakes Keeps Getting Stronger

The number of quakes has exploded alongside the gas boom, yet officials say the events are “natural.”

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Zemler/Shutterstock
April 6, 2015

Scientists Are Arguing About When, Exactly, Humans Started to Rule the Planet

A new study argues it happened all the way back when we invented farming.

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A fracking rig in Pennsylvania. Charles Mostoller/ZUMA
April 6, 2015

Is Your Local Fracking Company Breaking the Rules? You’ll Probably Never Know

Just three states have readily accessible databases of violations by oil and gas companies.

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