Amelia Urry

Amelia Urry is Grist's associate editor of science and technology, and self-appointed poet-in-residence. Follow her on Twitter.

Science

Sorry, polar bears. It’s worse than we thought

A new study looked at polar bears' prospects as the world warms. The verdict? Bad, or very bad.

deep sea chive

So now we have beautiful underwater greenhouses. Why? Why not!

They're already producing strawberries, basil, and lettuce -- all at 20 feet below sea level.

Science

Ocean acidification: Not just for oceans anymore!

Rivers are acidifying, too, and baby salmon are struggling.

Science

Do we really need to spend money on social science?

Should we really be spending limited science funding on social science and climate change art, when we haven't figured out all the hard stuff yet?

Feeling guilty about the climate? Confess, sinner!

Sometimes you need to get all that secret environmental guilt off your plate -- we have just the hotline for you.

Shame In Our Game

Does shame have a place in the climate fight? Jennifer Jacquet thinks so

The climate psychologist and author of "Is Shame Necessary?" explains why need more shame (and less guilt) if we're going to fix the climate.

Science

These lovely, innocent wildflowers are slowly dying. Thanks, climate change!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by climate change news, don’t — I repeat, DO NOT — stop to smell the roses. Because they are probably more …

Climate & Energy

Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change

The ruling suggests that any nation that contributes to climate change is abusing the human rights of its citizens, not to mention the rest of the world.

Science

The forecast for the next century? Scary with a chance of dying

Wait just one second: Is this a study that focuses on the actual, meaningful impacts that climate change will have on the lives of humans?