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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Supremes’ Obamacare ruling: What me worry? Why we worry

The fate of healthcare reform will shape the fate of every other effort we're going to need to make to deal with climate change and fix our collective future.

Copy-editing failure stymies House push to revive Keystone XL pipeline

The latest Republican effort to push through the pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico was withdrawn thanks to an editing failure.

Twitterstorm rising: On Rio eve, sharing a call to end fossil fuel subsidies

Can outdo Justin Bieber in setting records on Twitter? And can that possibly make a difference to the planet?

‘Screaming headlines’ vs. reasonable people: A talk with the EPA’s Lisa Jackson

In her time at the helm of the Enivronmental Protection Agency, Jackson has gone from crusading to embattled. She talks with us about false choices between green ideals and greenbacks, the power of peer review, and cleaning up coal.

Mill for the Grist: Fresh, whole-brain news

Introducing the new Gristmill, our home for the latest breaking news items, links, and commentary.

Facebook will sell me to you, and you to me

Facebook is going to try to turn personal relationships into an advertising medium. That will be a big turn-off -- and will spur the search for better alternatives.

Free bird is the word! Appeal gets absurd

As our curse of the verse moves into its advanced stages, Lynyrd Skynyrd infects an editor's brainstem.

Out, damned curse! must pay its bills. So why fret? We'll stop this once you fill our purse. Not yet!

High-fructose corn syrup and autism: The paper’s authors respond

Of "causes" and "risk factors," "macroepigenetic models" and "total loads."