James West

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Climate & Energy

Explained in 90 seconds: How climate change fuels wildfires

Higher temperatures, prolonged drought, and fire suppression policy combine to make fires worse.

Climate & Energy

Meet the singing, anti-fracking nuns

In the rolling green hills of Kentucky, the Sisters of Loretto are leading a grassroots movement against the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.

Climate & Energy

Claws and effect: Climate change turns lobsters into cannibals

In warming seas, even lobsters think lobster is delicious. (Terrifying video included!)

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Five gorgeous landmarks threatened by rising seas

Thanks to climate change, postcard-perfect lighthouses, parks, and seaside city blocks could soon be swallowed into the ocean.

Climate & Energy

Live chat: Obama’s new climate plan

David Roberts chats with Kate Sheppard from Mother Jones and James West of Climate Desk about Obama's big speech.

Climate & Energy

Occupy Sandy: Once welcomed, now questioned

The Occupy movement's relief team still hasn't disbursed all the money it raised to help one of New York City's hardest hit neighborhoods.

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How climate change makes wildfires worse

In Colorado, extreme weather is fueling fierce fires. Again.

Climate & Energy

FEMA report: Climate change could increase areas at risk of flood by 45 percent

A landmark study finds climate change could have a huge impact on the National Flood Insurance Program.

Climate & Energy

She’s got the Power: What does Obama’s U.N. ambassador pick think about climate?

Samantha Power hasn't said much on climate change.

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