Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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July 29, 2014

Obama’s Coal-Leasing Program Is Costing Taxpayers More Than $50 Billion

The social cost of coal is huge. So why are mining leases so cheap?

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July 29, 2014

White House: Delaying Climate Action Will Carry Heavy Economic Cost

President’s economic advisers sound warning over delaying EPA power plant rules in the face of industry lobbying.

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June 24, 2014

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses

The report focuses on the devastation that climate change could cause for American businesses.

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June 24, 2014

Greenpeace Executive to Commute by Train Instead of Plane

Move follows Guardian revelations about Pascal Husting’s flights from home in Luxembourg to offices in Amsterdam.

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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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