Stories From Our Partners

The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

George Soros
August 28, 2015

Climate Philanthropist George Soros Invests Millions in Coal

The billionaire has previously funded renewable energy and low-carbon initiatives and has called coal a “lethal bullet” for climate change.

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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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NOAA/Wikimedia Commons
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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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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