Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

windfarm
April 7, 2015

Texas City Opts For 100% Renewable Energy–to Save Cash, Not the Planet

Georgetown, Texas, decision not about going green:”‘I’m probably the furthest thing from an Al Gore clone you could find,” says city official.

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Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP
April 7, 2015

Climate-Skeptic US Senator Given Funds By BP Political Action Committee

Senator Jim Inhofe, who opposes climate change regulation, has received $10,000 from PAC funded by donations from US staff at oil group.

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beetles
April 7, 2015

Bark Beetles Are Decimating Our Forests. That Might Actually Be a Good Thing.

They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do?

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Irrigation in California's San Joaquin Valley GomezDavid/iStock
March 18, 2015

Overpumping of Groundwater Is Contributing to Global Sea Level Rise

Drilling for water could account for as much as 7 percent of sea level rise.

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geoengineering
March 18, 2015

Why We Should Talk About Geoengineering Even If We Never Do It

“By talking about geoengineering, I get more people interested in talking about climate change.”

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