Climate Desk

Climate Desk


A journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact—human, environmental, economic, political—of a changing climate.

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Nearly half of those polled said it was the most important crisis for the next president to address.

The eastern part of the state is a frequent target for industrial projects that pose threats to human and environmental health.

The report could be key to bringing fossil fuel companies to court.

According to NOAA researchers, permafrost melt in the arctic could be releasing 600 MILLION TONS of carbon into the atmosphere annually.

Bavaria intends to be the world’s first municipality of its size to heat most of its homes and businesses with geothermal energy.

Nearly half of those polled said it was the most important crisis for the next president to address.

As the world warms, more dramatic weather patterns— like droughts followed by severe floods—are intensifying, adding yet another climate-related threat to the list.

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Attention GOP presidential candidates: Winter does not disprove global warming

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Scientists are worried about a crucial tipping point: The time when the Amazon ceases to be a carbon sink.

BREAKING: The Senate just voted not to approve the #KeystoneXL  pipeline

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Senators not backing Green New Deal received on average 7 times as much fossil fuel cash

The Amazon, if destroyed, is simply beyond humanity’s ability to get back: Even if people were to replant half a continent’s worth of trees, the diversity of creatures across Amazonia, once lost, will not be replenished for roughly 10 million years.

Hillary: "Donald thinks that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese." Trump: "I do not!" Reality:

When Rick Perry was governor of Texas, his administration tried to censor climate scientists

Bernie Sanders just called climate change America's greatest "national security challenge" #DemDebate 

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