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Join Grist and SXSW ECO for a Big Idea fest (and free drinks!) in Seattle

We’re teaming up with the the smart kids from Austin to shape the upcoming South By Southwest Eco event. Join us!

Grist is looking for the next class of fellows

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


Talk talk: Political junkies discuss Senate chat on climate

Watch some people (including Grist's Ben Adler) talk about other people (senators) talking about stuff (the state of the climate). So meta!

Thanks to these sweet posters, green habits have never looked cooler

Do the Green Thing is celebrating Earth Hour by releasing a new poster every day until March 29. Here are some of our favorites.


Hundreds arrested at anti-Keystone protest in front of White House

The student-led demonstration was the "largest youth civil disobedience at the White House in a generation," organizers said.

Climate & Energy

In “The Sixth Extinction,” Elizabeth Kolbert reports from the frontlines of a dying world

The New Yorker writer talks mass extinctions, climate inaction, and whether there's any hope (short answer: no. long answer: probably not).

Climate & Energy

This artist creates fracking scenes with vintage figurines and postcards

In "Scenes from the Attic," Brandi Merolla tackles the big controversy with tiny art.


Plucky guess: Your chicken probably didn’t come from a Portlandia sketch

Food & Water Watch takes a classic "Portlandia" sketch on ordering local chicken and gives it a more realistic spin.


The pope is writing a big green manifesto

We already know that Pope Francis likes riding buses and doesn't like fracking. We'll soon learn more about his environmental views.

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