Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

The developing world is beating the U.S. at clean energy

Developing countries are poised to lead the world on clean energy investment.

Climate & Energy

Look forward to a sweaty future, America, thanks to climate change

There's a lot of bodily moisture in the cards as parts of the U.S. get warmer, and more people choose to move to those parts of the country.

Climate & Energy

7 reasons why America needs to get tough on smog

Big Oil has launched a multimillion-dollar ad campaign arguing we don't need and can’t afford strong limits on ozone pollution. They're wrong.

Climate & Energy

I kayaked to Shell and back. Here’s what I learned

The personal met the political in Seattle's Elliott Bay.

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Activists blockade Seattle port to protest Shell’s Arctic drilling plans

Protesters left their kayaks behind and took to the streets to prevent workers from reaching Shell's Polar Pioneer rig, which arrived in the city last week.

Business & Technology

Texans are freaking out over this natural gas pipeline — with good reason

The Trans-Pecos pipeline would carry gas from Texas fields down to Mexico, right through the pristine Big Bend region.

Climate & Energy

Here’s a radical idea: Climate activists need to engage conservatives

When U.S. climate activists talk about diversity, they don't mean political diversity. But to make real progress, we'll need conservatives too.


Can the sharing economy get this guy from Seattle to London by bike?

Former Grist fellow Sam Bliss just gave away most of his belongings and set off for the other side of the world. Here's hoping karma is really a thing.

Business & Technology

Shell knows climate change is real, but it wants to drill in the Arctic anyway

Here's the real story behind Shell’s climate change rhetoric.