Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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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January 20, 2015

Mitt Romney Shifts His Position on Climate Change—Again

He made global warming a punch line in his 2012 nomination speech. Now he says it’s a “major problem.”

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January 20, 2015

Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

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January 20, 2015

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

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January 20, 2015

West Virginia Will Let Schools Teach the Truth About Climate Change After All

State officials tried to add global warming skepticism to the curriculum. Now they’ve reversed course.

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More Climate Desk Features

September 2, 2015

Coal Companies Are Dying While Their Execs Grab More Cash

The industry is collapsing, but its corporate bigwigs are doing just fine.

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August 26, 2015

Will New Orleans Survive the Next Katrina?

Take a bird’s-eye tour of the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana.

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August 3, 2015

Scott Walker Thinks Obama’s Climate Plan Will Jack Up Your Electric Bill. He’s Wrong.

Here’s why the president’s plan isn’t a job-killing monstrosity.

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August 3, 2015

President Obama Just Finalized His Plan to Fight Climate Change

The EPA’s new rules will crack down on emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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