Gentrification might be real, but it’s the least of Chicago’s worries

For Chicago's depressed black neighborhoods, yuppie invasions are more manageable than chronic problems of inequality and ineffective policy.


New Yorkers’ review of New York is actually a poignant portrait of a city

Whether you're Jay-Z or Taylor Swift, the way you experience New York can change entirely from block to block.

The future will be damp, and voted for on the internet

Which underwater Boston do you like best?

As rising sea levels begin to threaten to submerge big chunks of the city, Boston holds a contest to spark novel ideas for saving some landmarks.


New York City could be 9 degrees warmer and 39 inches wetter by 2080

And other alarming details from the city's latest climate change report.

Who killed the gayborhood? A Grist podcast investigation

Join us as we explore the effects of woo girls and tech money on Seattle's Capitol Hill. Special guests include Dan Savage.


Miami is already sinking under rising sea levels

You don’t have to look 85 years into the future to see what a warming world looks like -- you only need to look as far as Miami.


A surprising tool to slow gentrification: Land trusts

Community land trusts can guarantee a level of economic diversity in urban neighborhoods, and help locals take charge of their own destiny.


Watch our hilarious Valentine’s Day video for a lil green dating advice

Grist's resident relationship counselor sat down with three well-meaning lovebirds who just want to up their sustainability game this year.

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!

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