James West

James West is a producer for the Climate Desk.

Climate Desk
July 13 2014 12:13 PMInside YingliBehind the logos on the World Cup sidelines, a solar-panel manufacturer is trying to change the world. 
Climate Desk
Sept. 6 2013 12:50 PMAustralia’s Extraordinary Political Drama Over Climate ChangeWill another prime minister be toppled on Saturday?
Climate Desk
Aug. 20 2013 12:03 PMThe Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns of KentuckyThe unlikely activism of sisters who have lived on remote land for 200 years.
Climate Desk
July 13 2013 8:45 AMLapping at LandmarksFive historic sites that are most vulnerable to sea-level rise.
Climate Desk
March 4 2013 1:00 PMHow to Win Any Climate Change ArgumentA flow chart for debating with denialists.
Climate Desk
Sept. 16 2013 4:02 PMYour Refrigerator Is Heating the AtmosphereBut a little-known accord struck at the G2-0 summit may soon change that.
Climate Desk
Aug. 30 2013 12:29 PMWe Are All Making Forest Fires WorseHow climate change is fueling disasters like Yosemite.
Climate Desk
July 25 2013 7:30 AMLobsters Are Becoming Cannibal MonstersAnd global warming is to blame.
Climate Desk
June 14 2013 5:10 PMMap: Places That Will Flood More Often Due to Global WarmingProjected changes in flood hazard areas by 2100, mapped.
Climate Desk
April 3 2012 6:30 AMWhy Are Gas Prices So High?Is it Obama's fault? A multimedia explanation.



Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

One of Putin’s Favorite Oligarchs Wants to Start an Orthodox Christian Fox News

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

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Oct. 20 2014 8:14 PM You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
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Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
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Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
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Oct. 20 2014 9:13 PM The Smart, Talented, and Utterly Hilarious Leslie Jones Is SNL’s Newest Cast Member
Oct. 21 2014 8:38 AM An Implanted Wearable Gadget Isn’t as Crazy as You’d Think Products like New Deal Design’s UnderSkin may be the future.
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Oct. 21 2014 7:00 AM Watch the Moon Eat the Sun: The Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.