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Climate change leaves trees out to dry

We’re OK with the drought killing your lawn — but, c’mon, the trees, too?

Green Screen

“True Detective” wants to remind us that sometimes L.A. is just the worst

The third episode of this blighted season delves into the parts of the city that are far, far uglier than freeways and industrial pollution.

Science

Why crushing bees into soup could actually help them

By studying the bees' DNA, scientists can better understand what's killing and saving them.

getting off the grid

Which is harder, Tetris or climate change?

If there's anyone who knows how to solve big problems, it's Henk Rogers, discoverer of Tetris.

Food

The EPA could ban this toxic pesticide

The feds get tough on one of the more toxic pesticides in food farmers' bug-killing arsenal.

Politics

The Koch brothers are lobbying in Europe now too

Turns out this particular plague is not confined to the U.S.

There’s still time to apply for Grist’s justice fellowship!

Want to cover the justice-for-all beat and get paid? Apply for a Grist fellowship.

Living

Help! My old apartment building is so damn hot

A reader wants tips for how to stay cool inside an old building without blasting an air conditioner. Umbra has ways to chill.

Climate & Energy

How do we get conservative politicians to vote for climate action? Attack and embarrass them

Earnest entreaties and appeals to reason obviously aren't working.