Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Protesters block demolition equipment from entering a portion of the B.W. Cooper public housing complex in New Orleans in December 2007. Alex Brandon/AP
August 28, 2015

After Hurricane Katrina, Poor Black Women Were Largely Ignored, Study Says

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

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August 27, 2015

No One Is Ready for the Next Katrina

Climate change is making catastrophic floods more likely, and US politicians are doing little to prepare.

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Tom Reichner/Shutterstock
August 27, 2015

The Raging Future of American Wildfires

The risk of major blazes could increase 600 percent by mid-century, say scientists.

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Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States, is 38 percent full. It forms part of the border between Nevada and Arizona. John Locher/AP
August 27, 2015

The Drought Isn’t Just a California Problem

A rundown of other Western states in the middle of serious dry spells

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More Climate Desk Features

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June 9, 2016

Even George W. Bush’s Environment Chief Thinks Trump’s Energy Plan Is Bonkers

“He’s talking about rolling back the clock, which I think is very dangerous.”

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REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
June 8, 2016

How Bernie Sanders Made Hillary Clinton Into a Greener Candidate

Hillary Clinton is her party’s presumptive nominee. Whether Sanders drops out tomorrow or the day he loses the roll-call vote at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, his campaign is over. But if ever there were a losing campaign that achieved some major wins, it’s Sanders’. Not only did he force Clinton to talk more about [...]

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June 6, 2016

Environmentalists Could Put Sanders on Top in California Primary

Tuesday’s primary could be partly a referendum on fracking.

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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.