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October 8, 2013

Splitsville for Obama and His Chief Climate Adviser

Heather Zichal’s announcement comes just months after she finished crafting the president’s new climate plan.

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October 8, 2013

The Shutdown Will Slowly Reduce Our Weather Preparedness

“I can’t imagine a major potato chip maker saying that it could survive without potato farms.”

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October 8, 2013

Why Big Coal’s Export Terminals Could be Even Worse Than the Keystone XL Pipeline

Proposed Northwest coal ports could have a bigger climate impact—with local pollution to boot.

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October 2, 2013

What the Scopes Trial Teaches Us About Climate-Change Denial

The Tennessee courtroom battle showed what can happen when big business joins forces with religious faith.

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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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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.