Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Sara Bernard/Grist
February 13, 2015

The Cost of Clean Coal

A Mississippi power plant promises to create clean energy from our dirtiest fuel. But it will come at a price.

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seagames50/Shutterstock
February 13, 2015

Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine Country

The university’s massive investment fund has invested millions in a parched growing region.

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subway
February 12, 2015

Why Can’t Public Transit Be Free?

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can’t be achieved by eliminating fares.

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This coal-fired power plant in Indiana is owned by Duke Energy, which has the biggest carbon footprint of any power company in the country. Duke Energy/Flickr
July 14, 2015

America’s Dirtiest Power Companies, Ranked

A new report says carbon pollution from the power sector is declining, but not fast enough.

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Jeremy Kerr/Science
July 10, 2015

Here’s Why All the Bees Are Dying

Bees are essential for life as we know it, but we’re wiping them out.

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Julie Jacobson/AP
July 8, 2015

Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

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Susan Walsh/AP
June 18, 2015

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

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