Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Kerry
December 11, 2015

The Ugly Truth Lurking Behind the Climate Talks

As a climate deal nears, power players want accountability (just not for themselves).

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Jenga
December 11, 2015

A Diplomatic, Apocalyptic Game of Jenga

As the precarious climate talks build toward toward a climax, one French diplomat tries to keep it all from crashing down.

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Years of strip-mining have left three-quarters of Nauru's land useless. Sosrodjojo/JiwaFoto/ZUMA
December 11, 2015

The Island of Nauru Could Live or Die at the Hands of COP21

Over the years, this tiny Pacific island has been devastated by war, phosphate mining, and now climate change.

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December 8, 2015

The US Will Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground—Until After the Paris Climate Talks

Officials postponed the auction of an oil and gas development lease until next spring.

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More Climate Desk Features

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May 13, 2016

20 Percent of Plant Species Could Go Extinct

Climate change, deforestation, and pollution are wreaking havoc on the Earth’s vegetation.

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May 13, 2016

Obama Just Cracked Down on Pollution From Fracking

For the first time ever, the EPA will regulate methane emissions.

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May 11, 2016

Environmentalists Hate Fracking. Are They Right?

The pros and cons of natural gas, explained.

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