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Grist 50: Member Pick

Meet the fixer: This clothing expert revives dead threads.

We throw away way too many clothes. Nicole Bassett revives dead threads.

Meet the fixer: This politician fights for polluted communities.

Elected officials don't speak out against environmental injustice. Nanette Barragán fights for polluted communities.

Meet the fixer: This Brooklynite retrofits cities.

Old buildings are energy-wasting health hazards. Donnel Baird makes inner cities more efficient.

Bye bye birdie

Climate activists carved a clever message into a Trump golf course.

An “anonymous environmental activist collective” spelled out “NO MORE TIGERS, NO MORE WOODS” in six-foot-high letters on the green.


We’ve got a new CEO to help build a new Grist

Brady Piñero Walkinshaw will lead an organization focused on solutions, equity, and reader action.

Getting smashed

The EPA is getting an “absolute hammering” from the Trump administration.

And it's just going to get worse from here.

zinke or swim

What Trump’s Interior pick means for federal lands and national parks

Ryan Zinke will oversee 500 million acres, or 1/5 of the entire United States.

The long good-bye

In his farewell address, Obama called on Americans to face the facts about climate change.

"Without bolder action, our children won’t have time to debate the existence of climate change; they’ll be busy dealing with its effects."

Playoff Picture

California just drafted Eric Holder to help it win the coming climate-action showdown.

The former U.S. attorney general will help the legislature fight the Trump administration on environmental and other issues.