Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

November 18, 2013

Feds: Exxon Ignored Safety Risks in Lead-up to 210,000 Gallon Oil Spill

Regulators proposed a $2.66 million fine for Exxon, saying the company could have prevented the crude oil spill that hit an Arkansas neighborhood this March.

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November 18, 2013

Coal Summit in Warsaw Confronted by Climate Activists – and Science

The Polish government’s decision to host an event promoting the coal industry  during the UN talks is facing a backlash.

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November 18, 2013

Australia Slides Down to Bottom on Climate Change Performance Index

Country’s growing greenhouse gas emissions draw criticism of ‘anti-climate’ influence at UN climate talks in Warsaw

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November 12, 2013

The Supertyphoon and the Warming Globe

Did climate change turn Haiyan into a monster?

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November 12, 2013

How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines

Volunteers across the world are building the digital infrastructure for the organization’s Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.

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More Climate Desk Features

July 7, 2014

We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests

Epidemiologists explain how human activity helps spread the deadly virus in West Africa.

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July 1, 2014

What You Need to Know About the Coming Jellyfish Apocalypse

Calling all swimmers! Here’s how to coexist with our gelatinous friends.

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A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising their young, but declines in sea ice from warmer temperature may be affecting all colony by the end of the century. Courtesy Stephanie Jenouvrier
June 30, 2014

Our Inability To Deal With Climate Change Is Going to Kill the Penguins

Many Antarctic Emperor penguin colonies could decline by more than half in less than a century.

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June 24, 2014

These Maps Show How Many Brutally Hot Days You Will Suffer When You’re Old

Sorry, millennials. Your golden years are going to be really sweaty.

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