Susie Cagle

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

Right-wingers want to teach kids that climate change is a fairy tale

Three states have introduced bills requiring schools to teach that climate change is "controversial." Thanks, American Legislative Exchange Council.

drawing of California's planned high-speed train

California high-speed rail construction not exactly moving at high speed

Less than six months from breaking ground, and California still hasn't bought any of the land it needs for its new high-speed rail line.

California levies record $1 million fine against Chevron for refinery fire

Chevron flouted workplace-safety law in the lead-up to an explosion at its refinery in Richmond, Calif., last year, according to Cal/OSHA.

Cyclists are the happiest of us all

A new study finds that cyclists are almost three times happier than solo car commuters.

Monsanto CEO acknowledges climate change, open to GMO labels, thinks veggies suck

Monsanto boss Hugh Grant sat down for a Q&A with The Wall Street Journal and oh my god.

"Label it" sign and "No GMO" T-shirt

Campaign to label frankenfoods goes viral

It lost in California, but now Connecticut, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont are all considering GMO labeling laws.

Guacamole Sunday: A better name for the Super Bowl, or a crappy marketing campaign?

Central and South American growers are capitalizing on Americans' appetites for out-of-season avocados.


Good news for peer-to-peer car-sharing

Lyft takes off in California, clearing a regulatory hurdle and expanding into L.A. Meanwhile, Getaround is getting bigger in Portland.

Will 2013 be the year of ag-gag bills?

Animal advocates expect Big Ag will fight even harder against whistleblowers this year.