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

Charlie Neibergall/AP
May 21, 2015

This Is Mike Huckabee’s Brain on Ethanol

The GOP hopeful just can’t seem to make up his mind on whether biofuels are good or bad.

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A wood frog lays eggs on a pond surface. Many frogs like this are breeding earlier in the spring because of climate change. Mark Urban
May 5, 2015

We’re in the Process of Decimating 1 in 6 Species on Earth

The extinction rate is rising rapidly, a new study finds. And climate change is to blame.

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Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP
May 5, 2015

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

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