Climate Desk

The Climate Desk is a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact -- human, environmental, economic, political -- of a changing climate. The partners are The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, The Guardian, Grist, Mother Jones, Slate, Wired, and PBS's public-affairs show Need To Know.

Climate & Energy

Liveblog: Come along with us to the People’s Climate March

Stay tuned for updates on the biggest climate action the world has ever seen.

Climate & Energy

Sooty cloud: A visit to Apple’s coal-powered data center

Some companies' server farms have moved toward cleaner fuel sources. Apple lags. Climate Desk paid a visit to the site of Apple's new North Carolina center.

Biofuel

Can pond scum save you from $5 gas? [VIDEO]

Short answer: no. But algae’s moment in the sun may be just over the horizon.

Climate Change

Climate change will shake the Earth — literally

A changing climate isn't just about floods, droughts, and heat waves. It brings erupting volcanoes and catastrophic earthquakes too.

Climate Skeptics

The inside story of climate scientists under siege

"Hockey stick" scientist Michael Mann, climate deniers' favorite punching bag, reveals in a new book what it's like in the trenches of the war on climate science.

Food

Disaster cooking 101: How to cook after a catastrophe [VIDEO]

What happens when chef and a climate change expert get together to teach a class?

Climate Skeptics

MIT climate scientist receives frenzy of hate mail

Climate scientist Kerry Emanuel received a flood of threatening emails after a video circulated of him speaking at a climate change conference.

Sustainable Business

Turning your teeth green — in a good way [VIDEO]

Is this America's Greenest Dentist? He can't make getting your teeth cleaned more fun, but he can make it greener. Find out how he does it.

Food

Thanks to climate change, maple syrup faces a sticky future [VIDEO]

This farmer and amateur scientist has taken on the plight of the sugar maple, a valuable species that is changing rapidly and in danger of disappearance within the next century.

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