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Explain your latest award nomination, Grist

The Grist Explainers team gets a nod from the 2016 Online Journalism Awards.

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Understanding Louisiana’s big flood risks

As shorelines change, so does the probability of flooding.

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Alaska Native village votes to relocate in the face of rising sea levels

The villagers were nearly split on whether to leave their ancestral home for good.

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Sorry, Beverly Hills: You get a subway now

A federal judge just ruled that wealthy NIMBYs couldn’t block a proposed metro extension.

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Watch this adorable preview for the end of the world

Erosion is the most terrifying and boring problem you’ve never heard about.

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It’ll be hard to toast to the end of the world without champagne

Pour one out for the champagne industry. Wait, don't.

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7 celebrities we’d like to see #MakeAmericaGreenAgain

This is a crucial election, and the environment is watching.

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Pipeline company gets nasty as it tries to push huge new project through sensitive lands

Police and protesters face off as construction begins on one of the biggest pipelines proposed since Keystone XL.

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82,000 Californias have fled a crazy, out-of-control wildfire

The Blue Cut fire outside San Bernadino went from spark to raging inferno in just one day.