America is struggling. Families strive to make ends meet while facing an uncertain economic future. The deterioration of our environment - rather than slowing - continues to gain speed. At a moment when we need every opportunity possible, climate change threatens the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people at home and around the world. We are all impacted by these hard times, but it is the historically disadvantaged - people of color and low-income communities - who find themselves at the point of the spear. This challenge is the Civil Rights Movement's unfinished business. As we seek solutions and look …
Get Grist in Your Inbox
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins is the chief executive officer of Green For All.
Amory Lovins’ high-tech home skimps on energy but not on comfort
This little fox loves transit. Should we tell him he just missed his stop?
Plants are poison — and that just may be why they keep us healthy
Millions alive today would have to die before the paleo diet could take over
Meet the Andy Griffith who’s going after fracking polluters