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Cirrus business

Here’s why a less cloudy future is a big problem

Clouds have a huge impact on the climate, but are hard to predict. Watch our video to learn more about these misunderstood meteorological formations.

Special Report

Coal’s Last Gamble: A choking industry bets on one more big score

Why can't America quit this dirty, doomed fuel?

Dan on the Street

We asked young voters why they don’t see a big difference between Clinton and Trump on climate

We took to the streets to talk to real live millennials about the election. We even checked their pulses!

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Move along, nothing to see here

Climate change got 82 seconds in the presidential debate

How does that compare to debates past? We ran the numbers.

Debate watch

A Grist guide to the first presidential debate

Clinton vs. Trump.

H2-oh no!

Should I be using a water filter?

Advice columnist Umbra Fisk pours forth wisdom on drinking water safety and filtration systems.

d-forestation

The haunting song of climate change, in D minor

Scientists turned the data points from a dying forest into music.

There’s something in the water

Record rains are sending untreated sewage into U.S. cities

Well, shit.

The Great Unmentionable

Debate moderators say climate questions don’t make good TV

Who cares? It’s only the fate of humanity!

What's in a name?

Trump gives his classic right-wing energy plan a scary historical name

Scary, but accurate.

laissez faire enough

Gary Johnson on climate: Eh, the sun will destroy the planet eventually anyway

The Libertarian candidate believes global warming is a moot point.

FALL IS LOST

How climate change is screwing up your favorite season

Enjoy the autumn while it lasts.

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