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Food

Cure and simple: How to make your own bacon and charcuterie

Want to learn how to preserve that local pasture-raised meat? These recipes for homemade bacon and green chile chicken sausages should get you hooked.

Food

Science says: Cut that steak in half to keep the climate in check

In their continuing efforts to go beyond CO2, some scientists have been looking seriously at the impact of nitrous oxide on the climate, and results point to a very familiar refrain: Eat more plants, less meat.

Election 2012

Big Oil dominates political attacks on Obama

Last month, almost 14,000 negative ads focused on energy. Why is energy dominating the right's campaign against Obama?

Climate Change

Too hot not to notice? Connecting the dots on climate

This weekend's global day of action will highlight that underneath the immediate distractions of flood and drought, climate change is the biggest thing going on every single day.

Food

Southern discomfort: Tracing a region’s history through its food

What do food and farming have to do with race and culture? This food historian says plenty.

Wind Power

How wind power fits into our energy diet

Wind is a critical part of a clean and reliable energy future. But only in moderation, as part of a balanced grid diet.

Politics

Science alone can’t tell us how bad climate change will be

Predictions about the impacts of climate change involve politics as much as physics.

Inside Grist

Out, damned curse!

Grist.org must pay its bills. So why fret? We'll stop this once you fill our purse. Not yet!

Climate Change

You shall not pass: Activists to block Warren Buffett’s coal trains

Saturday is Climate Impacts Day, a worldwide “day of witness” connecting extreme weather to climate change. One of the thousands of actions will be aimed at educating one powerful man.