Business & Technology

Under realistic driving conditions, diesel cars emit a lot of extra pollution

Volkswagen isn't the only one with misleading emissions data.

Grist is looking for a new executive editor

We seek a creative, experienced leader to build up and manage our already-pretty-awesome editorial team. Are you our dream candidate?

Business & Technology

The new Tesla SUV is perfect for paranoid billionaires who care about the climate

The all-electric Model X has a bioweapon defense mode, "Back to the Future" doors, and a $130,000 price tag.

Climate & Energy

Volkswagen emissions cheating caused $100 million in health costs, according to analysis

Excess pollution from Volkswagen's deception took a hefty toll on human health.

Business & Technology

Amazon Flex is great news for the lazy — and bad news for everyone else

The company's newest program will pay your neighbors to deliver your crap in under an hour.

Climate & Energy

Why do other planets get official protection against pollution, but not Earth?

There's no planetary protection officer for Earth (but there is one for Mars).

There’s a government conspiracy behind the California drought, so says this guy

Dane Wigington (real name!) claims the government is controlling the weather by spraying chemicals from airplanes.

Business & Technology

Oil companies are having a tougher time making money

Shell has pulled out of the Arctic, and that's just the latest sign that Big Oil is in trouble.

This interactive map shows the toxic sites near you

Find out where every Superfund site in the country is -- and where not to park your Vanagon.