Business & Technology

Fifty states of play

The fight over Obama’s Clean Power Plan heats up in the states

States are charged with implementing Obama's carbon rule for power plants. Which ones will cooperate and which ones won't?

Climate & Energy

Watch out, Arctic: Shell is coming for you again

The Interior Department is clearing the way for Shell to try drilling again off the Alaska coast, a treacherous undertaking on so many levels.

Grist is looking for the fall 2015 class of fellows

Are you an early-career journalist, storyteller, or multimedia wiz who digs what we do? Then Grist wants you!

Business & Technology

Meet the man who tackles our fears with stick figures

Professor Andrew Maynard tackles Ebola, e-cigs, green potato chips, and more in his lovable YouTube series Risk Bites.

Climate & Energy

We did the math on clean coal, and it doesn’t add up

Is carbon capture and sequestration a net win for the climate? That depends on how you crunch the numbers.

Business & Technology

Are there any eco-friendly credit card companies?

A reader discovers that his credit card company is funding dirty energy. Umbra looks out for the planet's best interest.

Climate & Energy

Meet Lewis Latimer, the African American who enlightened Thomas Edison

He helped bring electricity to the masses, and understood the links between electric power and political power. He'd love today's distributed solar movement.

green apple

Apple to spend $850 million on solar energy

Its massive new installation will produce enough power to supply 60,000 California homes, says CEO Tim Cook.

Let's burst their bubble

Naomi Klein on the power of fossil fuel divestment

Taking our money out of oil and coal companies is just the start, says Klein. We also want to nationalize the companies and seize their profits.

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