Sara Bernard

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

SCHOOLED

Why climate rap actually improves the dreaded school assembly

For the past five years, the Alliance for Climate Education has been schooling kids on climate change. A new study says it's working.

candy crushed

John Oliver’s takedown of the sugar industry is pretty sweet

The Last Week Tonight host slams Big Sugar just in time for Halloween.

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.

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