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Don’t miss it: We’re talking sustainable cities in NYC this summer

Come to our hot summer lecture series, on a few of our favorite things: transportation, plastic, and keeping cool.

Walk It Out

The key to fighting climate change and mortality? Walkable cities

Watch how to make your city better for humans — not cars -- to get around.

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If you care about climate change, why aren’t you voting?

Well, Americans are bad at voting in general. Watch our video to find out why that’s a problem.

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Election 2016

Trump: Scared of ISIS, loves air-conditioning, slams John Kerry

The link between climate change and terrorism remains elusive to the GOP nominee.

they're with her

Watch history being made live at the DNC

The DNC live stream for your viewing pleasure.

It's A Dry Heat ... For Once

California’s not the only state in the middle of a scary drought right now

The Northeast is drying up like a piece of turkey jerky in the sun.

syntax on carbon

Climate agreements are way too wishy-washy

No one knows what “resilience” really means, so don’t use it in international agreements.

cold comfort

No air-conditioning? No sweat! Here’s how to make your own DIY AC.

Watch our video to learn how to keep cool with little more than a bucket and an intern.

Let the sunshine in

Liberal congresswoman explains why she has some misgivings about solar leasing

Rep. Yvette Clarke tells Grist the reason she signed a letter written by electric utility lobbyists.

We shall overcome

Congresswoman urges angry Sanders climate hawks to take inspiration from civil rights movement

Don't give up on the political process, says Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. Instead, let's bring a broad coalition together.

I believe the children are our future

Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders all did one important thing in their convention speeches

And it wasn't just that they endorsed Hillary Clinton.

So leave the lights on

Dems warm up crowd with Demi Lovato — and climate change

A pop song was the warm-up to the DNC's first prime-time mention of climate change.

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