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Rand Paul
April 7, 2015

Rand Paul Is No Moderate on Global Warming

The latest GOP presidential candidate is “not sure anybody exactly knows why” the climate is changing.

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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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More Climate Desk Features

djgis/Shutterstock
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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Jon Mullen/Shutterstock
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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Lonny Garris/Shutterstock
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.