Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

The piping plover is one species identified by the Interior Dept. as at-risk from the Keystone XL pipeline.
September 3, 2013

US Department of Interior Criticises State Over Keystone XL Impact Report

Letter calls draft environmental impact statement on controversial transnational oil-sands project ‘inaccurate’.

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August 20, 2013

China’s Voyage of Discovery to Cross the Less Frozen North

Global warming means that the Arctic’s fabled Northern Sea Route could soon be ice-free in summer, slashing journey times for cargo ships sailing from the Far East to Europe. Which is why the Yong Sheng, a rust-streaked Chinese vessel, is on a truly historic journey.

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August 20, 2013

Can Climate Science Be Rendered Conservative-Friendly?

It’s not as obvious as it might seem, David Roberts says.

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August 20, 2013

The Solar Industry’s New Dirty Secret

The industry has slipped on several key environmental metrics, a new report finds.

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More Climate Desk Features

March 21, 2014

Charts: How Dangerous Are the Gas Pipes Under Your City?

America’s aging gas network is big and getting bigger. Why that could be bad for you and the climate.

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March 17, 2014

What These Historical Kings and Marauders Can Teach Our Leaders About Climate Change

Never fight a land war in Asia—unless the climate is on your side.

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Courtesy Mississippi Power
March 12, 2014

Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate?

Step inside the project that could be the key to Obama’s climate legacy… or a multibillion-dollar boondoggle.

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Russian troops, in uniforms without insignia, continue to surround Ukrainian military facilities in the Crimea region. Valery Matytsin/ITAR-TASS/ZUMA
March 10, 2014

What the Ukraine Crisis Means for the Energy Industry

Four ways that energy politics are shaping the standoff with Russia.

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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.