Grist staff

Kick it while it's down!

Naomi Klein on why low oil prices could be a great thing

This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for climate activists to attack Big Oil while it's weak and shift us toward cleaner energy.

Climate & Energy

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Living

5 most absurd Super Bowl commercials

These ads tell us What Americans Want Now -- and as we know, our spending habits are the biggest part of our climate impact.

Living

Seattle vs. Boston: Which Super Bowl city sucks less?

We pitted Boston and Seattle against each other based on some of our favorite urban metrics -- like transit, oysters, and celebrity activists.

ON THE FARM

Exclusive: Mandolin Orange’s intimate “Wake Me” performance at Pickathon

Mandolin Orange gives a stunning performance for Grist's Pickathon On the Farm series.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what climate activists should do in 2015

We quizzed more than a dozen leaders and thinkers about priorities for this coming year, and this is what they had to say.

Climate & Energy

Nebraska Supreme Court clears the way for a Keystone decision

The court said the pipeline's planned route through Nebraska is just fine. Now the ball is in Obama's court.

on the farm

Exclusive: Woods performs “It Ain’t Easy” — in the woods

Watch Brooklyn band Woods perform an exclusive, intimate rendition of their song "It Ain't Easy," at Pickathon 2014.

Food

Your new favorite TV show will make you drool

Perennial Plate's take on the PBS classic Victory Garden will take you on a tour of America's food scene.

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