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.


Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy

Even if You Don’t Like Batman, You Might Like Gotham

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059


Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull

Nobody Knows How Many Gay Married Couples Live in America—Not Even the Census Bureau

  News & Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PM Apple Won't Shut Down Beats Music After All (But Will Probably Rename It)
Sept. 22 2014 4:45 PM Why Can’t the Census Count Gay Couples Accurately?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
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Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 7:46 PM Azealia Banks’ New Single Is Her Best in Years
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 22 2014 4:34 PM Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.