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Newsweek greens

Newsweek -- no doubt still irritated about getting burned by Time on the green front -- devotes its cover this week to the "greening of America." Most of the cover story is a recitation of …

Jump for joy! Grist loves readers, readers love Grist!

From our new office, we have a view of Seattle's two sports stadiums. And we'll tell you what: put together, they're still not big enough to contain our immense gratitude to those who donated during …

GE’s Green Gamble

Today's must-read comes from our very own Amanda Griscom Little, in Vanity Fair: "G.E.'s Green Gamble" is an in-depth look at the roots, impact, and larger meaning of GE's ecomagination campaign. It's the best, fairest …

Drop that apocalyptic vision and start imagining a positive future

Back at the turn of the millennium, the local government I was working for asked community members to contribute their vision of the municipality in the year 2025. As an environmental planner, I attended the …

Burning through the wood

Pardon my prolonged absence. I've been sleeping in a tent for the past five days. I wrote a piece about this annual event last year, so rather than rehash the adventure, you can go here …

Now Will You Help Us Unpack?

Grist loves readers, readers love Grist. Mwahhh! From our new office, we have a view of Seattle’s two sports stadiums. And we’ll tell you what: put together, they’re still not big enough to contain our …

Putting Green

Venerable golf group launches sustainability campaign It’s easy to vilify golfers — really! try it! — but we’ve gotta give them credit: some 2,000 golf courses in 100 countries have joined a campaign that urges …

Hap, Hap, Hooray!

Snowmobilers and enviros craft compromise plan for wilderness in California A deal to set aside thousands of acres of wilderness near Yosemite National Park has been crafted by an odd alliance of snowmobilers, greens, and …

Range of Notion

Grass banks aim to protect prairies and help ranchers Hoping to preserve both the prairie and the livelihoods of ranchers, green groups like The Nature Conservancy have created “grass banks” by buying up land and …