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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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October 21, 2013

How Green Is Cory Booker?

Booker gets mixed reviews from greens who watched him in action as Newark’s mayor. Now, as New Jersey’s new senator, will he step up?

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October 16, 2013

How Somali Pirates Almost (but Not Quite) Halted Vital Climate Change Research

Evidence from the final research vessel to brave the treacherous waters off the coast of Africa in 2001 may have just turned the tables on the accepted scientific view of how—and how quickly—the Sahara became a desert.

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Darryl Bush/ZUMA
October 9, 2013

5 Ways Monsanto Wants to Profit Off Climate Change

The agriculture giant has a variety solutions for mitigating and adapting to global warming. Global warming could mean big business for controversial agriculture giant Monsanto, which announced last week it was purchasing the climate change-oriented startup Climate Corporation for $930 million. Agriculture, which uses roughly 40 percent of the world’s land, will be deeply affected [...]

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October 9, 2013

Get Ready for Record Temperatures…for the Rest of Your Life

In 35 years, US cities consistently will be hotter than their hottest year on record.

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October 8, 2013

Campaign Against Fossil Fuels Growing, Says Study

Investors being persuaded to take their money out of fossil fuel sector, according to University of Oxford study.

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September 10, 2014

How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

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John Tesvich slices open oysters on the deck of his boat, the "Croatian Pride". Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk
September 10, 2014

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer.

Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t.

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September 10, 2014

This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change

We’re 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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August 29, 2014

Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps

Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.

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