Grist staff

Joel Makower, environmental business expert, answers questions

Joel Makower. With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I’ve got several affiliations, all of my own creation. I’m editor of The Green Business Letter, …

Judy Logback, enterprising Amazonian activist, answers questions

Judy Logback. With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I arrived in Ecuador in 1997 and throughout the past seven years have visited and worked …

Readers sound off on the Republican National Convention, barbecue, and more

    Sippin’ on Spin and Juice Dear Editor: I was astonished to read in Amanda Griscom’s column that many major environmental groups opted out …

Big Trouble in Big China

News flash: China’s environment is bad and getting worse A Washington Post exploration of China’s environmental problems confirms all the sorry tales you’ve been hearing. …

Brent Blackwelder, Friends of the Earth chieftain, answers questions

With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I am president of Friends of the Earth. What does your organization do? What, in a perfect world, …

Chad Pregracke, barge dweller and cleaner of rivers, answers questions

Chad Pregracke. With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I am founder and president of Living Lands & Waters. What does your organization do? What, …

Luisa Colasimone, wind power advocate, answers questions

Luisa Colasimone. With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I’m communications director for the European Wind Energy Association. What does your organization do? What, in …

Well To-Do

Farmers Across Asia Emptying Underground Water Tables Farmers in India, Pakistan, Vietnam, and northern China are setting themselves up for drought and famine in decades …

Peter Huhtala, an oceans defender, answers questions

Peter Huhtala. With what environmental organization are you affiliated? I work with Pacific Marine Conservation Council, a West Coast nonprofit that brings together commercial and …