Sara Bernard

Sara Bernard is a Grist fellow, wilderness junkie, and globetrotter. Follow her on Twitter.

TIMES ARE GETTIN' HEATED

Climate change makes us want to punch someone, says science

The National Bureau of Economic Research points out the connection between climate change and ... bar fights?

Cities

All that light pollution is wasting energy AND making you sick

Our addiction to electricity is giving everyone jet lag.

FRACK PARTY

This fracking protest is more like Bonnaroo than Occupy

Who wouldn't want to get down to Britney Spears' "Toxic" at a fracking protest?

Climate & Energy

This graphic novelist tells the true story of climate change

French author Philippe Squarzoni takes you on his quest to understand global warming.

A RAILROAD GROWS IN QUEENS

An old railroad in Queens could become the coolest park in NYC

The only thing holding up the project: that little matter of the price tag.

Cities

Why more roads = more traffic jams

Think a new carpool lane will relieve gridlock on L.A.'s infamous 405? Think again.

bowl movement

Drop a brick, feel better about the California drought

A witty crowdfunding campaign is hawking water-saving toilet "bricks" for Californians.

CALIFORNIA LOVE

California is No. 1 in prepping for climate change

According to a nifty new tool, California is out front with climate adaptation. Where you at, New York?

Climate & Energy

Watch the U.S. face off against China on this carbon emissions map

China is the world's leading carbon polluter today, but the U.S. held the title for decades.

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