The Climate Desk
Welcome to this inaugural series from The Climate Desk, a unique journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impacts — human, environmental, economic, and political — of a changing climate. Climate Desk participants include Mother Jones, Slate, Wired, The Atlantic, PBS’s Need to Know, Reuters, Grist, and the Center for Investigative Reporting.
Stories in this series:
Chamber of Commerce goes after climate dissenters in its ranks
A split over climate policy is brewing within the US Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is already working behind the scenes to discredit the new group
BP collecting millions in government stimulus funds for California power plant
The oil spill bad guys are raking in taxpayer bucks to build a new Carbon Capture and Sequestration power plant in California.
Are the floods in Pakistan and the wildfires in Russia related? [AUDIO]
Extreme weather has been grabbing headlines lately. Dr Trenberth explains the dynamics at work and the huge implications of climate change
A new play on climate change hits London [AUDIO]
Global warming is center stage at Britain's National Theater, in the new play Earthquakes in London. PBS speaks with Rupert Goold, the award-winning director
Green design finds a home in Dwell magazine [AUDIO]
Since its launch in 2000, the magazine Dwell has helped popularize green architecture and design. Alison Stewart of PBS speaks with editor Aaron Britt
What to expect when you're expecting a GOP takeover
If Republicans win back the House, efforts to make lightbulbs less efficient are the least of the Democrats' worries.
Designer Bruce Mau on the suburbs, the mall, and the automobile [AUDIO]
Jeanne Park of PBS's Need to Know speaks with Mau about his love of the suburbs, cup holders, and the challenge of rebranding climate change.
Google exec explains Atlantic offshore wind investment [AUDIO]
Alison Stewart of PBS spoke with the dir. of green business operations for Google about Google's plan to invest $200M in a network for wind energy.
Turkey can be climate friendly; spinach, not so much [AUDIO]
Anna Lapp?, the Farm Sanctuary manager, and others on how our food system effects the climate, and how climate change might impact the food's future.
Cancun climate breakthrough: It's not perfect, but it's a deal
The Cancun climate conference came to an end with standing ovations for the host country and concurrence among countries to approve an agreement.
What does the Bible have to say about climate change? [AUDIO]
There's an emerging environmental movement among faith-based communities in the U.S., but still considerable disagreement about climate change.
Flashback: Bachmann called for 'armed and dangerous' citzenry on climate bill
In the wake of the Arizona shootings, there has been a lot of talk about the influence of political rhetoric. Here are some climate-oriented examples.