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Climate & Energy

Radical judge kneecaps clean electricity under cover of boringness

It might not sound like a big deal when a federal court nixes an obscure regulatory rule from an obscure federal agency. But it is! Why do you think that bunny is so alert?!

Cities

Behind every crumbling downtown is a billionaire who wants to save it

Detroit ponders its dependence on billionaire Dan Gilbert just as another high-profile effort to revive a downtown in Las Vegas, led by another tech CEO, hits the rapids.

Living

Twin Peaks’ real environmentalist hero(ine)

Here at Grist HQ, we are elated to hear that Twin Peaks shall be making a return to television in 2016.

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Climate activist explains why going green is like coming out

Gerod Rody is a business school grad and LGBTQ activist who wants to save the planet, one Earth Gay at a time.

Food

This Amish paradise goes beyond organic farming

Leave it to the Amish to modernize farming without harmful agri-chemicals.

Climate & Energy

Climate change’s relationship with the sea just got more mysterious

OK, so the mile-deep ocean isn't warming that much -- but that's no reason to break out the denier kibble.

Living

Couldn’t make SXSW Eco? Watch it here

The lineup of this year's SXSW Eco reads like the who's who of environmentalism -- join in on the fun!

Climate & Energy

Watch kids deliver congressional climate deniers’ greatest hits

In this video, actual kids read actual Rand Paul and Michelle Bachmann quotes.

Climate & Energy

The cruel, increasingly usual prison punishment no one is talking about

Climate change and urban heat islands are making life inside the big house even more intolerable for the guilty and innocent alike.