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.

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2021

This segment and story investigating climate change threats to affordable housing units in Boston were produced through a partnership between NBC Boston and Climate Central.

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2020

This audio and text story investigating threats from rising seas to affordable housing units in Miami Beach were produced through a partnership between WLRN and Climate Central.

Barely Above Water

Barely Above Water

  • Published: Dec 9th, 2020

This story was produced through a collaboration between Climate Central and NJ Advance Media, which publishes NJ.com and a number of newspapers across New Jersey including the Newark Star-Ledger and the Times of Trenton.

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2020

This joint article with Michael Sol Warren from NJ Advance Media and Charles Wohlforth from Climate Central examines how seniors and brown communities in cities like Newark and Elizabeth are most threatened by rising temperatures.

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

  • Published: Sep 10th, 2020

This article, produced in partnership with WNYC reporter Clarisa Diaz, examines the the cooling power of trees and parks in cities.

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Jul 9th, 2020

This article, produced in partnership with WJCT, examines the increasing threat of extreme heat faced by Jacksonville residents

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2020

"This should be the last summer we have to stress about our lives being on the line over peaker plants."

‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2020

With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.