Scott Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg was Grist's executive editor. He's the author of Say Everything and Dreaming in Code, founder of and co-founder of He covered technology for a decade and wrote theater and film reviews for another decade, and has yet to resolve the resulting left-brain/right-brain conflict.

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How cities can lead the climate fight: Introducing Alex Steffen’s ‘Climate Zero’

We're posting all of Alex Steffen's new book, a deep and inspiring manual for imagining how our cities can become the solution to our climate woes.

‘Do the Math’ livestream, direct from Washington, D.C.

Why the fossil-fuel industry is public enemy No. 1, and what we can do about it: Catch a live webcast of Bill McKibben's roadshow, 1 p.m. Eastern time Sunday.

A vehicle makes its way through a flooded street of Milford, Connecticut

Grist’s theme for November: What’s next for the climate?

Introducing: monthly themes! Here's a smattering of the stuff we've got on tap.

Why Obama’s win isn’t the same-old same-old

The political landscape looks the same, but here are four ways the president's reelection changes the calculus for the environment and everything else.

With climate endorsement, Bloomberg draws a line in the Sandy

The New York mayor's endorsement was less a push for Obama's electoral victory than a shove to get climate back on the national agenda.

We’ve got our red cup out, and we’re rattling it

There are only two days left to fund our Kickstarter project -- the documentary biography of an American icon. Help us out!

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‘I, Party Cup’: Help Grist make a crazy documentary

Who made the red party cup such a ubiquitous part of our disposable world -- and why'd they do it? Grist needs your help to fund this crazy documentary.

Conservative pundit David Brooks: What if Obama made climate his top priority?

New York Times columnist David Brooks suggests Obama put climate at his campaign's center. Is he for real? And what if the president took his advice?