Partnership Journalism

Climate Central's Partnership Journalism program collaborates with local newsrooms nationwide, including print, radio, digital and TV outlets. Our partners contribute local reporting and knowledge; we contribute data, science and data reporting, editing and guidance. This document describes our Partnership Journalism approach and this is our editorial independence policy. We also collaborate with scientists internally and externally to obtain data for our projects and amplify new research. Email editor John Upton to learn more — jupton@climatecentral.org.

How a Green New Deal Could Shape Delaware’s Climate Risks

How a Green New Deal Could Shape Delaware’s Climate Risks

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2019

In partnership with the News Journal, a newspaper in Delaware. About four times a year, Clarence White loses customers from his auto repair business in South Wilmington because flooded roads prevent anyone from getting close...

How a Green New Deal Could Affect Storms, Floods and Heat in Jacksonville

How a Green New Deal Could Affect Storms, Floods and Heat in Jacksonville

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2019

In partnership with WJCT, the NPR affiliate in Jacksonville. When Hurricane Irma destroyed the house that Tom Davitt was renting on Jacksonville’s Westside, it also wrecked tens of thousands of dollars worth of his uninsured possessions...

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

This is the first story in “Life on the Edge,” a series of journalism and research initiatives at Climate Central examining wetlands, sea-level rise and coastal change with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2018

In partnership with the Arizona Daily Star. A group of scientists has new findings suggesting Antarctica's Southern Ocean — long known to play an integral role in climate change — may not be absorbing as much pollution as previously thought.

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2018

In partnership with the Arizona Daily Star. Research published last year included Pima County among the top 9 percent of counties into which Americans are likely to move after being forced from their homes by another coastal climate threat — sea-level rise.

How Smoke From California’s Fires is Harming the Most Vulnerable

How Smoke From California’s Fires is Harming the Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Dec 8th, 2017

In partnership with Pacific Standard. Thousands of homeless in Southern California are struggling to escape smoke as wildfires tear through the region.

This is the New Climate Future of National Parks

This is the New Climate Future of National Parks

  • Published: Aug 25th, 2016

We have a huge stake in the present and future health of national parks because ultimately, these cherished places are a reflection of who we are as individuals, and as a nation.

‘It’s About Engaging the Next Generation’: Q&A with NPS Director

‘It’s About Engaging the Next Generation’: Q&A with NPS Director

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

Jonathan Jarvis is a National Park Service lifer. So when he says climate change is the biggest challenge the agency has faced in its 100-year history, it's worth listening to his insights on why and how to deal with it.