Susie Cagle

Susie Cagle writes and draws news for Grist. She also writes and draws tweets for Twitter.

Living

Perfect swarm: Giant mosquitos invade Florida

Warmer winters and more storms could mean giant mosquitoes are in the Sunshine State to stay.

Living

The new SimCity: Green urbanist dream, gamer nightmare

Launched last week, the new game has been plagued by technical problems and claims that it has a secret green agenda.

Food

Catch shares help corporations more than fish populations

The system of transferable fishing quotas has been bad news for small-scale operations, and it might not be helping fish much either.

Food

Mississippi poised to pass ‘Anti-Bloomberg’ bill banning healthy food regs

The bill would bar local governments from enforcing calorie counts, portion restrictions, or other food reforms at restaurants.

Business & Technology

Chinese forests now just chopstick factories in waiting

The country produces 80 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks each year, and that's taking a toll on China's forests.

Food

Smart people say food prices are falling — depends what you mean by ‘food’

Some foods are getting cheaper, but is that really such great news for the hungry poor?

Climate & Energy

Big military guy more scared of climate change than enemy guns

Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear says global warming “is probably the most likely thing ... that will cripple the security environment."

Food

NYC judge throws out Bloomberg’s big sugar drink ban

Will Bloomberg try again, or focus on banning evil soda cups now instead?

Living

Smash patriarchy, save the planet

Fighting climate change also means fighting for women's safety and equality.

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