Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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May 22, 2015

This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest

Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations, environmentalists say.

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May 22, 2015

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields.

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May 22, 2015

Climate Change Blamed for Severe Drought Hitting Vietnam’s Coffee Crops

Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth.

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Bin Laden
May 21, 2015

Here’s What Osama bin Laden Wrote About Climate Change

Read the terrorist mastermind’s speech about the “massive consequences of climate changes.” 

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More Climate Desk Features

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May 13, 2016

20 Percent of Plant Species Could Go Extinct

Climate change, deforestation, and pollution are wreaking havoc on the Earth’s vegetation.

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May 13, 2016

Obama Just Cracked Down on Pollution From Fracking

For the first time ever, the EPA will regulate methane emissions.

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May 11, 2016

Environmentalists Hate Fracking. Are They Right?

The pros and cons of natural gas, explained.

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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.