Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Sara Bernard/Grist
February 13, 2015

The Cost of Clean Coal

A Mississippi power plant promises to create clean energy from our dirtiest fuel. But it will come at a price.

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February 13, 2015

Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine Country

The university’s massive investment fund has invested millions in a parched growing region.

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February 12, 2015

Why Can’t Public Transit Be Free?

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can’t be achieved by eliminating fares.

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February 11, 2015

Vaccines Are One of Our Best Weapons Against Global Warming

Climate change could make deadly diseases like rotavirus even worse.

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February 10, 2015

Scientists Are Pretty Terrified About These Last-Minute Fixes to Global Warming

The most comprehensive study to date on geoengineering says we probably shouldn’t do it—at least not yet.

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February 10, 2015

Are Solar Companies Ripping You Off?

Members of Congress and a big utility are teaming up to raise that question. But experts think their concerns are overblown.

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February 6, 2015

China’s Toxic Air Could Kill a Population the Size of Orlando

The country’s pollution could contribute to 257,000 deaths over the next decade.

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