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Food

Food, fatherhood, & fear: Documentary wades into GMO debate with honest emotions

Jeremy Seifert's "GMO OMG" explores genetically modified food through an intimate, emotional lens: Should he feed it to his family?

Cities

Parking rules raise your rent

City requirements for off-street parking spaces jack up rents.

Climate & Energy

On clean energy, Obama thinks we should Sweden the deal

At a press conference with Sweden Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, President Obama was asked what the U.S. could learn from Sweden. His first thought was sustainable energy development.

Climate & Energy

Video: Fly along with NASA’s cloud hunters

Climb aboard NASA's biggest flying laboratory to discover the climate change secrets of clouds.

Cities

Can drastic new anti-pollution rules help clean up Beijing’s air?

The city is rolling out a series of regulations to cut emissions over the next five years.

Food

The real reason Kansas is running out of water

A new study finds that a small reduction in farmers' water use could help save Kansas agriculture. But why is it using so much water in the first place?

Climate & Energy

Climate change likely to steer away Sandy-like superstorms, study says

Scientists predict stronger storms but say changing air patterns will prevent them from hitting U.S. East Coast.

Climate & Energy

David Roberts’ top 20.5 parting insights

Before he signed off for a year-long sabbatical, Grist climate blogger David Roberts shared final words of wisdom on Twitter, collected here for your reading pleasure.

Climate & Energy

Cooling Pacific has dampened global warming, research shows

Scientists say changes in tropical waters could be responsible for the recent "pause" in rising temperatures.