Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Jim West/ZUMA
March 13, 2014

Another Firm That Evaluated Keystone For State Department Had Ties To TransCanada

ICF International argued that its work with the pipeline company didn’t pose an organizational conflict of interest.

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March 11, 2014

Dirty Money: From Rockefeller to Koch

Catholic University’s decision to accept $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation to support the study of “principled entrepreneurship” is like a modern-day reenactment of 1905′s “tainted money affair.”

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March 11, 2014

Australian Surfers Told To Expect Fewer Large Waves

Researchers say greenhouse gases will reduce the number of storms that generate big swells by 40 percent.

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March 10, 2014

Public Transit Usage Is at Its Highest Level in More than Fifty Years

More than 10.65 billion passenger trips were taken last year.

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March 10, 2014

Democrat Senators to Stage All-Night Session of Climate Change Speeches

More than two dozen Democratic senators will take to the floor to show their commitment to tackling climate change.

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More Climate Desk Features

Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk
September 18, 2014

Gore: Fracking Won’t Solve Our Climate Crisis

Natural gas can’t be a “bridge fuel” unless we crack down on methane leaks, he tells Climate Desk.

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New York City
September 18, 2014

World Leaders Have Failed to Seriously Confront Climate Change. Could That Change Next Week?

Heads of state will get to work on a new global warming agreement.

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Tourists in a shelter at a Los Cabos resort. Victor R. Caviano/AP
September 16, 2014

A Massive Hurricane Just Slammed Into Cabo

Hurricane Odile is the strongest storm on record to hit the resort town…and just the latest monster storm from the Eastern Pacific this year.

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September 16, 2014

This Man Wrote Hundreds of Letters Warning Politicians Not to Lie. It Worked.

Political scientist Brendan Nyhan explains why fact-checking keeps candidates honest…sometimes.

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