Article

Whoops

Did you know September is National Preparedness Month?

You've got three days left of the month to prepare for disaster. Here are our favorite survival guides.

City beet

A farm bill just for urban agriculture?

Yes, if Sen. Debbie Stabenow has her way.

California Dreamin'

California is betting $2 million that its traffic jams can generate electricity.

A similar Israeli pilot program failed -- unbeknownst to the California state representative who proposed the funding for it.

Space Oddity

Gary Johnson has an out-of-this-world plan to save us from climate change.

The Libertarian Party presidential candidate thinks we humans should move to another planet.

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.

wildfire and brimstone

Haze fills the air and ash rains from the sky: Just another day in Siberia.

The northern Russian region has been quietly burning all summer long.