Special Reports

National Parks Facing Their Biggest Threat in Climate Change

National Parks Facing Their Biggest Threat in Climate Change

  • Published: May 25th, 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 years old this year. It's a cause for celebration that's marred by the growing impacts of climate change on iconic landscapes across the country.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2015

Explore the preparedness actions that each of the 50 states are taking in relation to their current and future changes in climate threats.

Pulp Fiction, Part III: Wood Burning May Play Big Role In EPA’s New Rules

Pulp Fiction, Part III: Wood Burning May Play Big Role In EPA’s New Rules

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2015

The EPA is about to make critical decisions about wood energy as it cracks down on climate pollution. Mistakes could accelerate climate change. This is Part 3 from a five-month Climate Central investigation.

Pulp Fiction, Part II: The American Trees That Are Electrifying Europe

Pulp Fiction, Part II: The American Trees That Are Electrifying Europe

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2015

Trees are being cut down in the U.S. Southeast, one of the world's most biodiverse and heavily logged regions, to provide energy for Europe. This is Part 2 from a five-month Climate Central investigation.

Pulp Fiction, Part I: The Accounting Error That’s Warming the Planet

Pulp Fiction, Part I: The Accounting Error That’s Warming the Planet

  • Published: Oct 19th, 2015

This five-month Climate Central investigation reveals, renewable energy doesn’t necessarily mean clean energy. Burning trees as fuel in power plants is heating the atmosphere more quickly than coal.