Susie Cagle

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

Seattle and San Francisco consider divesting from fossil fuels

San Francisco joins Seattle in looking at dropping fossil fuel investments from employee pension funds.

Business & Technology

We’re on the verge of a scary undersea gold rush

Soon fancy robots will be drilling miles deep into the sea floor for gold. What could go wrong?

Business & Technology

Huge paper company promises to stop being deforesting jerks

Under pressure from activists, the world's third-largest paper pulper has agreed to stop clear-cutting natural rainforest in Indonesia.

Politics

Bike bans declared unconstitutional in Colorado, introduced in Missouri

A biking ban in a Colorado town was struck down by the state's Supreme Court. Meanwhile, a Missouri legislator wants to ban bikes from state highways.

Climate & Energy

Want to fight climate change? Don’t work so hard

Get lazy, folks! Working fewer hours could make a significant dent in climate-warming emissions.

Climate & Energy

Frackers set their sights on the Golden State

California's Monterey Shale could contain twice as much oil as all of Saudi Arabia, but it won't be easy to get out of the ground.

Food

Walmart’s big push into groceries is not good for small farmers

Walmart now dominates the U.S. grocery sector, selling more food than the three biggest grocery chains combined.

Cities

San Francisco plans expensive ‘managed retreat’ from rising seas

It's an expensive plan, but rerouting a highway before it's flooded could end up saving a boatload of money in the end.

Food

Dodge made ‘God made a farmer’ Super Bowl ad, and I made an angry face

Dodge's whitewashed ad wasn't honoring farm work as it exists in America today.

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