Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Protesters block demolition equipment from entering a portion of the B.W. Cooper public housing complex in New Orleans in December 2007. Alex Brandon/AP
August 28, 2015

After Hurricane Katrina, Poor Black Women Were Largely Ignored, Study Says

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

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August 27, 2015

No One Is Ready for the Next Katrina

Climate change is making catastrophic floods more likely, and US politicians are doing little to prepare.

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August 27, 2015

The Raging Future of American Wildfires

The risk of major blazes could increase 600 percent by mid-century, say scientists.

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Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States, is 38 percent full. It forms part of the border between Nevada and Arizona. John Locher/AP
August 27, 2015

The Drought Isn’t Just a California Problem

A rundown of other Western states in the middle of serious dry spells

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More Climate Desk Features

November 5, 2015

Scientists Just Analyzed Dozens of Natural Disasters. Can You Guess Which Ones We Made Worse?

California’s epic wildfire season has our fingerprints all over it.

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Oil sands production in Alberta, Canada. chris kolaczan/Shutterstock
November 3, 2015

The Keystone XL Pipeline Isn’t Dead Yet. Here’s What You Need to Know About What Comes Next.

Low oil prices are squeezing production of one of the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels.

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October 30, 2015

The World’s Plan to Save Itself, in 6 Charts

Here’s how countries around the world are promising to fight climate change.

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October 29, 2015

Are We About to Say Goodbye to Fish Sticks?

New England’s cod fishery is collapsing, and climate change is to blame.

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About Climate Desk

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.