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Cities

Google’s splashy campus plan aims to rewrite the office park book

The Silicon Valley giant has unveiled eye-catching designs for its new office complex. Also: It wants to build oodles of new housing.

Climate & Energy

8 bright ideas for a cleaner future

Check out the awesome finalists from OpenIDEO's Renewable Energy Challenge.

Climate & Energy

4 reasons why the Supreme Court’s mercury case is worth watching

This week, the court will hear argument in Michigan v. EPA, a case challenging EPA power-plant rules. Here's why you should care.

Climate & Energy

Has California’s megadrought already begun?

If it has, there will be widespread implications, including a significant re-shifting of California agriculture outside the state.

Politics

Nothing is nonpartisan any more

Not even behavioral change to reduce energy use.

Living

There’s still time to apply for Grist’s fall 2015 fellowship!

So what are you waiting for? Oh, right, the last possible minute.

kumquat & go

Make delicious treats with the underrated kumquat

Here's how to store, prep, and make the most of kumquats, without wasting a scrap.

Climate & Energy

Watch this adorable 6-year-old make the case for climate action

Second-grader Noah Gue is headed to the White House with his climate change video. Hey Feds: ya better be quaking in your boots!

Science

Bark beetles are killing forests — but they might be saving them, too

They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do?

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