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Climate & Energy

Kidney stones: One more thing to look forward to in our climate-changed future

Brace yourself: New research suggests that even slight warming causes a marked increase in kidney stones.


We officially nominate M. Sanjayan and Neil deGrasse Tyson for the 2015 season of True Detective

We present you with a proposal -- the only logical next step in bringing the message of climate change mitigation to a broad TV audience.


LeBron James heads back to Ohio, and perhaps his greatest challenge yet

Ohio's Rust Belt cities are plagued with poverty and pollution. James has pledged to help the youth there, but this is no slam dunk.


Rich Republicans are the worst climate deniers

We already knew about the "smart idiot" effect. Now, meet the "rich idiot" effect.

Bank your turns

Bike lanes save lives AND money

More infrastructure for cyclists means fewer cars on the road, as well as less pollution, congestion, sedentary-lifestyle health problems, and traffic fatalities.

Heartland Institute Gets A Bad Rap

This climate-denying rapper is about as dope as you’d expect

Meet Kilez More, the Austrian rapper who entertains Heartland Institute conferences with 'killer' rhymes about evil climate scientists.

Triple threat

Cowboys, hunters, and enviros team up to fight natural gas drilling

In Colorado's beautiful Thompson Divide, locals are trying to stop drilling before it begins.

Climate & Energy

Utilities to battery-powered solar: Get off our lawn

As utilities see how distributed solar, aided by new storage tech, can chip away at their monopolies (and profits), they're fighting back.


“Bicycle face” for the modern woman

Grist presents a brief catalogue of different conditions that threaten the modern urban woman trying to get from Point A to Point B.

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