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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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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.

The big ask

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The energy secretary and EPA administrator will join Grist for a live chat next week about Obama's climate initiatives. Submit your questions now!

It’s Getting Ha in Here: A Grist happy hour with Eugene Mirman

If you're in Seattle, join us on May 22 for a drink, a joke, and happy hour snacks with comedian Eugene Mirman.

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