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Drawing the line

These illustrations make climate change palpable — and hilarious

Life on Earth is looking pretty rough, but that doesn't mean it can't be funny. Here's an excerpt from "The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change."

Climate & Energy

Grist’s Brentin Mock talks about climate change’s new poster children on MSNBC

Polar bears and and ice caps are out. Black and Latino kids, burdened by air pollution at far higher rates than whites, are in.

Climate & Energy

Obama really wishes he could put a price on carbon

In an interview with Thomas Friedman, Obama explains his thinking on climate change, from the dangers of methane leakage to the importance of avoiding cynicism.

Climate & Energy

Make Me Care: What’s the deal with Obama’s new CO2 rules?

In this episode of Grist's new video series, Ben Adler gives us the the lowdown on the proposed EPA emissions rules, which may be the U.S.'s biggest climate move yet. Or maybe not. We'll see!

Climate & Energy

Make Me Care: How does tech turn citizens into climate scientists?

In this episode of Grist's new video series, Sam Larson talks collective intelligence -- how we can harness the power of the crowd to fight climate change.


Make Me Care: What should we really fear and loathe in Las Vegas?

Heat waves and droughts? Pshaw. Sin City has bigger things to worry about.

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Climate & Energy

Watch our live chat with Ernest Moniz and Gina McCarthy

Grist hosted a discussion about President Obama's climate plan with the energy secretary and EPA administrator.