Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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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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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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Victims of Hurricane Katrina argue with National Guard Troops as they try to get on buses headed to Houston on Sept. 1, 2005. Willie Allen Jr./St. Petersburg Times/ZUMA
August 27, 2015

Where Black Lives Matter Began

Hurricane Katrina exposed our nation’s amazing tolerance for black pain.

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More Climate Desk Features

A man carries animal feed in the Sitti Zone of Ethiopia, Friday, April 8, 2016, near the border with Somalia. The region is afflicted by a severe drought. Mulugeta Ayene/AP
June 30, 2016

Here’s the Next Big Story on Climate Change

The coming food crisis, and what we can do about it.

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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

This story was originally published by Grist. 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 [...]

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