Grist staff

Climate & Energy

Is sustainability just for rich, white people?

Watch Grist's own Brentin Mock on MSNBC, talking about wealth, race, democracy, and building a greener future.

Drip Planner

Watch how much water goes into your food

When it comes to conserving water, we have a lot on our plate.

Grist is looking for the fall 2015 class of fellows

Are you an early-career journalist, storyteller, or multimedia wiz who digs what we do? Then Grist wants you!

ON THE FARM

Exclusive: Mac DeMarco performs “Salad Days” with a little help from his friends

Watch an acoustic version of Canadian indie-rocker Mac DeMarco's song "Salad Days."

Let's burst their bubble

Naomi Klein on the power of fossil fuel divestment

Taking our money out of oil and coal companies is just the start, says Klein. We also want to nationalize the companies and seize their profits.

Bust out of that silo!

Naomi Klein on how to build a more kick-ass climate movement

Climate activists need to team up with the anti-austerity movement, labor, transit advocates, and all the other folks fighting the good fight.

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.