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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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The long and court of it

Court hears attacks on Obama’s big climate initiative

Now we wait for judges to determine the fate of the Clean Power Plan.

In the zone

Obama pushes to make cities denser and more affordable

Too bad a president has very little power to make that happen.

Debate Fallout

Trump shows us what happens to a climate denier in denial

All those times I said it was a hoax? JK!

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.

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