Partnerships Journalism

Climate Central's Partnerships 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 Partnerships 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.

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2020

Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.

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.

Tear Gas, Pollution, Wildfire Smoke: A Triple Threat to Your Lungs

Tear Gas, Pollution, Wildfire Smoke: A Triple Threat to Your Lungs

  • Published: Jun 11th, 2020

The one-two punch of tear gas and wildfire smoke, coupled with ever-present air pollution from fossil fuels, is set to worsen suffering related to the coronavirus this year, with people of color living in polluted areas continuing to feel the worst effects.