Susie Cagle

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

Cities

Could the sharing economy kill public transit?

The guy who brought you NextBus now kind of wants to kill buses altogether.

Food

Americans are consuming less high-fructose corn syrup

At the same time, we're consuming more sugar -- but not that much more. Overall, production and consumption of sweeteners is going down in the U.S.

Cities

Manhattan micro apartments will come at a high price

New York is moving ahead with its first micro apartment building. But the majority of the units will rent for a premium. Is that what the city needs?

Climate & Energy

Sierra Club OKs law-breaking in battle against Keystone

For the first time in its 120-year history, the buttoned-up Sierra Club is sanctioning an act of civil disobedience.

Food

U.N. launches new fight against food waste

Anywhere from a third to half of all food produced gets chucked. What are we gonna do about it?

Food

Holy mackerel: Tiny fishes no longer sustainable in E.U.

Europe overfished one of its most sustainable fishes, which -- surprise! -- made them not so sustainable anymore.

Cities

A be-nice, don’t-hog-the-road guide for cyclists

Transportation Alternatives has a new guide on how to bike within the law, and with courtesy and compassion.

Living

Happy MLK Day! Now get off the couch and do the King proud

Today is the only national holiday that is not really a day "off," but a day "on."

Living

There’s a hole in my plastic-bag law

In Alameda County, Calif., stores are getting around the new plastic-bag ban by calling plastic bags "reusable."

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