Susie Cagle

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

Netherlands may face lawsuit over climate change inaction

Despite public investments in sustainable infrastructure, activists are threatening the Dutch government with legal action over climate change.

CDC warns about rampant, dangerous use of antibiotics on livestock

Factory farms' overuse of antibiotics is threatening the efficacy of the drugs on humans.

U.S. poised for energy independence by 2035 — and climate poised for collapse

The U.S. is on track to become the world's top oil producer, says the International Energy Agency. Does that sound like good news? It's not.

California’s most productive farmland is poisoning local residents

California Central Valley farming is taking a toll on the local groundwater and the poor residents who rely on it.

Biden’s buffoonery more newsworthy than climate change

The press devoted twice as much air time to Joe Biden's giggles than to climate change this election season.

Climate change threatens to wipe out your coffee

Arabica coffee beans could be extinct in the wild by 2080.

Superstorm Sandy hit Superfund sites, spread toxic pollution

Superstorm Sandy took a toll on East Coast Superfund sites, waterways and more. Cleanup is underway but the full impact is not yet known.

Chevron to poor California town: ‘Thanks, but we’d rather pollute’

Three months after a fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery, the oil giant says it is rebuilding to pollute as usual.


E.U. wimps out, postpones controversial airline-emissions law

Under pressure from the U.S. and other big polluters, the European Union is stopping the clock on an emissions-trading system for airlines.