Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Hillary Clinton
April 13, 2015

Here’s What a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Mean for Global Warming

Clinton sees climate change as a major threat. But she still wants to boost fossil fuel supplies.

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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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More Climate Desk Features

Inhofe
April 9, 2015

These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers

In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities don’t believe we’re causing global warming.

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A man in Sparks, Oklahoma, picks through rubble from his home following an earthquake in 2011. Sue Ogrocki/AP
April 6, 2015

The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma’s Quakes Keeps Getting Stronger

The number of quakes has exploded alongside the gas boom, yet officials say the events are “natural.”

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Zemler/Shutterstock
April 6, 2015

Scientists Are Arguing About When, Exactly, Humans Started to Rule the Planet

A new study argues it happened all the way back when we invented farming.

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A fracking rig in Pennsylvania. Charles Mostoller/ZUMA
April 6, 2015

Is Your Local Fracking Company Breaking the Rules? You’ll Probably Never Know

Just three states have readily accessible databases of violations by oil and gas companies.

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