Cheer up! There’s good news to celebrate on Earth Day too.

Celebrate clean energy booms, the Paris climate accord, and more.


Like to laugh? Come to Grist’s comedy night in NYC

May 25 is the Third Annual Grist Comedy Extravaganza.

Climate & Energy

John Kerry tugs at heartstrings at the Paris signing

Kerry makes a cute, symbolic statement about global warming.

High and Mighty

As sales boom, pot shops have become the new face of gentrification

In Seattle, on the same corner where black men were once arrested for dealing pot, a white man is now legally raking in seven-figure sales.


It’s Earth Day. Time to buy a bunch of junk.

A sampling of ridiculous subject lines from green marketers.


These Audubon photo winners show birds in all their strangeness and splendor

What are you looking at, snowy plover?


San Francisco mandates solar panels on new buildings

The city took one more step toward a shift to 100 percent renewables by 2025.


Watch the whole life story of a single uneaten strawberry

When it comes to food waste, we’re not doing a berry good job.

Climate Change

The forecast today doesn’t prove or disprove climate change. Here’s why.

We've put together a tiny tutorial on the difference between climate and weather, just for you!