Susie Cagle

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

Cities

Cities compete to win Bloomberg funds for innovative projects

One idea from Milwaukee: Turn foreclosed houses into local food processing and education centers. Yum!

Climate & Energy

Shell to ‘pause’ Arctic drilling in 2013

Shell says it needs more time to figure out how best to drill the hell out of Alaska's offshore areas.

Food

Why shouldn’t you eat horse?

It's cheap, healthy, and legal, so why don't American meat-eaters want to tuck into some pony?

Cities

From red to black: How Philly remade its transit system

In the '90s, Philadelphia's transit network was plagued by $75 million in debt and an FBI investigation. Now it's celebrating a major turnaround.

Food

Global food giants get bad grades on environment and ethics

A new report from Oxfam finds that multinational processed food purveyors don't treat their workers or the environment very well.

Climate & Energy

Climate change could kill big U.S. reservoirs

Lake Mead and Lake Powell could be toast as the climate gets hotter and water gets scarcer, according to a new study.

Business & Technology

Can Yahoo be more ‘efficient’ with more workers driving to the office?

What could this decision mean for other telecommuters, and for the planet?

Business & Technology

Notoriously polluting Carnival Cruise Lines faces legal troubles

Legal actions against Carnival cruise ships don't call out its eco-ills, but we'll take what we can get.

Food

Organic tomatoes are healthier for you, researchers find

Organically grown tomatoes contain more vitamin C and cancer-fighting phenols than their conventional peers, according to a new study.

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