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.

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

  • Published: Apr 21st, 2021

An analysis of temperature data by Climate Central shows central Missouri’s plant growing season has increased by a week since 1970 — meaning an additional week every year that pollen is in the air.

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2021

New report shows several sites on Harriet Tubman Byway could face chronic flooding this century.

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2021

Affordable housing units face greater risks from rising seas because they are usually not fortified against storms or coastal flooding

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