Kate Yoder

chalk it up

In Greenland, abandoned oil drums turn into fleeting art

Julia Edith Rigby was fascinated by trash near a Greenland village -- so she made it into art.

Nostra-dumb-ass

A snarky 1917 article was totally sure we’d be over coal by 2017.

“Something better and cheaper will have been discovered," a writer penned.

good luck with that

OPEC agrees to cut 1.2 million barrels a day, pleasing U.S. oil companies.

But the cartel has a hard time sticking to its agreements.

for frack's sake

The EPA downplayed its findings in its study of fracking’s impact on drinking water.

Early drafts of the report highlighted water contamination, but the final version was more fracking-friendly.

Bakken business

Trump and his key advisors stand to profit from the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Trump invested up to $1 million in the company building the pipeline.

Joys of Catfishing

That fish might be lying about its identity, but it also might be more sustainable.

A new study suggests that mislabeled fish tend to come from less endangered varieties.

small wonders

Where’s the clean power revolution? Try small-town America.

An 8-minute documentary shows how communities are moving forward.

pain in the grass

As drought shaming fades in California, lawns are making a comeback.

After the state relaxed water restrictions, grass is coming back into fashion.

fraud city

Your local farmers market stand might be reselling produce.

NYC Greenmarket takes food mislabeling very seriously. At other markets, farmers are much less regulated.