El Niño Could Grow Into a Monster, New Data Show


A powerful El Niño could worsen droughts, intensify heat waves, and contribute to dangerous flooding.

WATCH: Is This Man the Greenest Governor in America?

Jay Inslee

If Jay Inslee succeeds in his ambitious climate and energy goals, the impacts will extend far beyond Washington state. (Image: Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons)

Is a Carbon Tax a Good Idea? Just Ask British Columbia


Climate Desk Live partners with Climate Access and Bloomberg BNA to explore what may be the most innovative climate policy in North America: the BC carbon tax.

America Could Soon Face More Days of “Extreme Rainfall”


Global warming means more heavy rainfall…and more drought.

Louisiana’s Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up


Climate change and development are accelerating coastal erosion.


About Climate Desk

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