Both industrial designers and industrious teens alike are engineering tiny paragons of sustainable living. Behold some of our recent favorites.
How to rebuild all those destroyed promenades? With trees cut from the rainforest, thus contributing to even more superstorms, natch.
Commentators often think about climate change as an "environmental problem," but it's very different from traditional environmental problems, in two important ways.
The Bay Area's bicycling culture was lacking in the diversity department. Jenna Burton set out to change that.
If only a fraction of predicted global warming happens, the East Coast could be in for a rough century.
The oil industry is eyeing California’s tight oil reserves, and even Gov. Jerry Brown thinks it might make sense to frack them. Here are 10 reasons not to.
Readers ask about that holiest of all topics: their clothes. Umbra sends some smoke signals up the Grist chimney.
For a taste of the brutal new climate to come, look to where the climate is already harsh, and growing more so -- the aptly named Valley of the Sun.
Climate change didn't get much attention at the Conservative Political Action Conference, so one journalist asked a few young attendees what they think.
We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.