Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Climate hawk takes flight

It is with great sadness but also no small degree of pride that we are writing to share the news that David Roberts will be leaving Team Grist.


This startup wants to fight deforestation … with robots

A former NASA engineer launched a new startup that would use drones to plant 1 billion trees a year.

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Rand Paul is no moderate on climate change

Don't believe the media hype. Paul is right in line with his party on this one.

Climate & Energy

Why more pipelines won’t solve the problem of oil-train explosions

Heavy regulation of oil trains will.


Jerry Brown tells climate deniers to wake up and smell the drought

"With the weather that's happening in California, climate change is not a hoax. We're dealing with it, and it's damn serious," said the state's governor.

Climate & Energy

7 things to know about California’s drought

Everything you ever wanted to know about California's devastating drought but were too afraid to ask.

Climate & Energy

Everybody needs a Climate Thing

Each person views climate change from their own idiosyncratic angle — and that could be the key to making progress in fighting the problem.


When, exactly, did humans become an actual geological force?

Now that we've figured out what the Anthropocene is, no one can agree on when it started.

Climate & Energy

California’s snowpack is at a record low

More bad news for drought-parched California.

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