Climate Change


Which foods will cost more because of the drought?

Consumers can expect the worst U.S. drought in 50 years to cast a shadow across food prices throughout 2013. They're increasing at a rate well above normal.


America supports helping farmers adapt to climate change because obviously

Thought we fully expect support to plummet once it rains or becomes winter.

Climate & Energy

Stephen Colbert is worried about how climate change will affect his cheese

Stephen Colbert has learned a few things about the current drought.

Climate Change

How’s the weather, Grist readers? Oh. Right.

We asked you to share photos of the crazy weather you've seen lately, and the results were just as ridiculous as you'd expect.


U.S. drought could cause global unrest

Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, we may be in for another round of society-straining price spikes.

Climate Change

Lake Superior is so hot right now!

Temperature-wise. Popularity-wise, I'm sure it's doing fine.


The environment is trying to ruin the Olympics again

It's like Mother Earth doesn't want us to have fun for some reason.

Climate Change

NASA: ‘Unprecedented,’ ‘extraordinary’ ice melt in Greenland

It's not clear how soon the melted ice will be coming to a shoreline near you.

Climate Change

Nature, revised: In a brave new world, we write the rules

Eco-critic Ursula Heise talks about the tired stories we tell about the planet, and suggests that we find some new ones.