Amelia Urry

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

Science

Zika is just one more way climate change is worse for women

But should you panic about it? Well, it’s complicated.

Climate & Energy

7 smarter ways to talk about climate change

Psychologist Per Espen Stoknes thinks we need to trick our primate brains into dealing with climate change. Here are his top tips.

Science

Antarctica’s clouds are a big mystery to climate scientists

West Antarctic clouds could have a major effect on sea-level rise. A new project aims to better understand them.

Climate & Energy

This island nation just traded a huge chunk of its debt in return for protecting their oceans

The Seychelles deal cancels $30 million in national debt and protects a piece of ocean the size of Germany.

Living

Climate change is showing up in blockbusters and binge watches. So what?

The environment is going mainstream. Just don't expect to see it in a starring role.

Climate & Energy

Watch this video for proof that wildfires are truly terrifying

A family was driving along the Pacific Coast Highway near a runaway blaze, when they ended up WAY too close for comfort.

Science

Can “assisted evolution” protect corals from climate change?

Scientists in Australia are trying to help struggling reefs deal with warming oceans. Listen to this podcast to find out how they're doing it.

Living

The splashiest exhibit at Art Basel Miami … is about climate change

Artist Lars Jan wants to show off human resilience (and stubbornness) by putting performers in a giant aquarium tank.

Climate & Energy

In drought-struck rainforests, the tallest trees die first

Another reason to be mad about climate change.