“She Was Screaming in the Tub”

Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk

And other horrific tales from West Virginia’s chemical nightmare.

The County Council Election That Could Make or Break Big Coal

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Voters in rural Washington could decide the fate of millions of tons of coal exports to China.

A Texan Tragedy: Ample Oil, No Water

James West/Climate Desk

Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty.

Sequester Guts Wildfire Prevention, Sets Up Bigger Blazes

In Arizona's Coconino National Forest, wildfire crew boss Skyler Lofgren chops down a problematic pine. Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk

…and leaves locals to pick up the tab.

One Family’s Great Escape

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Part one of a series on America’s first climate refugees.

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