Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

rich water lawyer
June 17, 2015

Want To Get Rich? Become a Water Lawyer in California

California regulators are finally trying to fix the state’s insane water rights system. So now they’re going to get sued.

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Marcio Fernandes/AP
June 17, 2015

Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical Just Leaked. Here’s What It Says.

Humans are causing climate change, and there will be “grave consequences” if we don’t act fast, warns the pope.

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May 22, 2015

Your Binge-Watching Is Making the Planet Warmer

Those cat videos, TED talks, and Netflix original series you watch to unwind might be slowly killing the planet.

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Wikimedia Commons
May 22, 2015

This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest

Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations, environmentalists say.

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May 22, 2015

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields.

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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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fish sticks
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.