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can't make this stuff up

The Kochs launch campaign to convince black people that dirty fuel is good for them.

Fueling U.S. Forward has a message to spread about the majesty of oil and gas.

air grievances

Live near a busy road? You may have higher risk of dementia.

A study links air pollution from traffic to cognitive disorders.

not-so-incredible bulk

Washington state has blocked plans for the nation’s biggest coal export terminal.

The decision deals a stiff blow to the Northwest’s besieged fossil fuel industry and marks a win for local climate activists and tribes.

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E.U. loophole counts wood energy as “carbon neutral.” It’s not.

If approved, new rules could threaten the climate and U.S. forests.

wake up already

What’s the most overlooked but important issue of the year?

Affordable housing is a national problem in need of a national solution.

From the Editor

The Grist holiday letter

What a year we had!

Unsafe as houses

6 ways Ben Carson could screw up fair, affordable housing

If the nominee for secretary of housing and urban development takes right-wingers’ advice, he could undermine many of HUD’s key programs.

As the Uber turns

Uber’s self-driving cars threaten to squish bike riders.

The company's autonomous vehicles have a problem with making dangerous right-hook turns across bike lanes. So do humans.

water wars

There are over 3,000 U.S. communities with lead levels twice as high as in Flint.

Lead poisoning isn't a Flint problem -- it's an American problem.