Cities

Meet the fixer: This housing advocate is rebuilding Buffalo.

Rust Belt cities are full of abandoned houses. Rahwa Ghirmatzion transforms old buildings into green, healthy homes.

Grist 50: Al Gore's pick

Meet the fixer: This civil rights activist takes on the South’s sewage problem.

Sewage is a problem that few will touch. Catherine Flowers brings civil rights to the fight for environmental justice.

locally sourced

Small California towns are facing off against oil companies — and winning

Local activists are succeeding where the national movement has failed.

Internal combustion ending

The market has spoken, and it says electric cars are the future.

Tesla is now worth more than Ford and General Motors.

Meet the fixer: This urban farmer grows in tight spaces.

Cities lack the land to grow healthy food for everyone. Marianne Cufone plants a new kind of urban farm.

disaster zone

Trump’s executive order hurts local climate action, too

Halting federal efforts is only the tip of the iceberg.

Meet the fixer: This sustainability director drives change in Orlando.

Big ideas are hard to pull off. Chris Castro connects key players in his city, and beyond.

The justice league

Here’s how environmental justice leaders are pushing forward in the Trump era

We gathered an impressive cadre of activists from across the country to talk about their challenges and strategies.

Meet the fixer: This climate organizer works on the front lines in Miami.

Miami communities face a troubling forecast. Karina Castillo organizes those with the most to lose.