Grist's Nathanael Johnson explores sustainable solutions to poverty.
The root vegetable might have been key to the U.K.'s Industrial Revolution.
Not every route to prosperity involves trashing the planet.
But don't expect to be chugging Mad Dog in the driver's seat anytime soon.
Texas political insiders call him "Bush without the brains."
The company has invested billions in Canadian tar-sands reserves even though extracting the oil would wreak havoc on the climate.
Sharing our resources is one piece of a more sustainable future -- if we can share fairly.
Biomass plants emit even more carbon dioxide than coal plants.
They've just launched a venture capital fund dedicated to fighting climate change (and, ideally, making money).