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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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October 23, 2013

Three Reasons Why Germany Is Kicking Our Arsch on Solar

Most Germans want a quick transition to decentralized renewable energy.

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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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More Climate Desk Features

The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP
October 14, 2014

Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

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Solar panels adorn the roof of a Walmart store in Arizona. Walmart/Flickr
October 14, 2014

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

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October 13, 2014

Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People

A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.

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