Climate Central

Founding Year: 2008

Staff: 40

Budget: $ 6m

Benjamin Strauss (CEO & Chief Scientist)

Is a nonprofit news organization that researches and reports the science and impacts of climate change. Its team of experienced journalists and scientists “report on climate science, energy,  sea level rise, wildfires, drought, and related topics” to the general public through blogs, news, podcasts, and interactive graphics. CC aims to present its findings in “ways that help local communities and media visualize the threat of climate change and the need for practical solutions.”


  • Climate Science: delivers “clear-eyed analysis of climate change, delivering just the facts and findings.”
  • Climate Matters: is “a climate reporting resource program that helps meteorologists and journalists report on climate impacts and solutions.”
  • Sea Level Rise: provides “interactive maps to see areas below different amounts of sea level rise and flooding.”




Climate Central contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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