Grist staff

Climate & Energy

Star-studded “Love Song to the Earth” makes us hope climate change wins

Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, and Sheryl Crow are coming out with a song about Earth. Here are our suggestions for the next heavy-handed smash.


John Kerry delivers remarks at Arctic conference

The secretary of state spoke at GLACIER in Anchorage, Alaska, at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Pickathon Live Stream

Livestream Pickathon from the comfort of your couch

We're live-streaming the 2015 Pickathon Festival from the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Ore., all weekend long.


Climate change is a real (Canadian) peach

On the sweeter side of climate change, Canadians are now growing grapes and peaches.


This seaweed tastes like bacon. We repeat: This seaweed tastes like bacon

Finally, bacon can get stop getting a bum rap for crushing vegetarian dreams.

That's No Planet

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert fight about planets

What's with all the Pluto hullabaloo? Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Stephen Colbert to clear up some planetary questions.


Big Organic farming isn’t as clean as we may have thought

Good news: There’s still hope for truly sustainable farming.


It’s been a big week for yogurt news

NPR appears to be doing the Lord's work and bringing us all the yogurt news we need to make it through the day.

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Agave, the plant that gets you drunk off tequila, could also help drought-proof our food system

Scientists want to teach other plants to be as water-thrifty as the nifty agave plant.