Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Natural gas in Ukraine
July 29, 2014

Big Oil’s New Pitch: Fracking Means Never Having to Fear Putin

Oil and gas companies want Washington to believe that fracking can save Ukraine from Russia. It can’t.

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coal
July 29, 2014

Obama’s Coal-Leasing Program Is Costing Taxpayers More Than $50 Billion

The social cost of coal is huge. So why are mining leases so cheap?

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pollution
July 29, 2014

White House: Delaying Climate Action Will Carry Heavy Economic Cost

President’s economic advisers sound warning over delaying EPA power plant rules in the face of industry lobbying.

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Jim Gillooly/PEI/Flickr
June 24, 2014

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses

The report focuses on the devastation that climate change could cause for American businesses.

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Inhofe
April 9, 2015

These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers

In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities don’t believe we’re causing global warming.

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A man in Sparks, Oklahoma, picks through rubble from his home following an earthquake in 2011. Sue Ogrocki/AP
April 6, 2015

The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma’s Quakes Keeps Getting Stronger

The number of quakes has exploded alongside the gas boom, yet officials say the events are “natural.”

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Zemler/Shutterstock
April 6, 2015

Scientists Are Arguing About When, Exactly, Humans Started to Rule the Planet

A new study argues it happened all the way back when we invented farming.

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A fracking rig in Pennsylvania. Charles Mostoller/ZUMA
April 6, 2015

Is Your Local Fracking Company Breaking the Rules? You’ll Probably Never Know

Just three states have readily accessible databases of violations by oil and gas companies.

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