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Plucking delicious: Last-minute foraging for a dinner party

Grist's green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, picked a foraging theme for a small dinner party with friends. Here's what she cooked up.

Climate & Energy

The future of solar

It'll be a while before we see the final shape of the solar industry, says Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.


Community-supported agriculture: Grist readers stand up for local food

Want to know why the local food movement matters to so many? Take a look at these articulate responses to our recent interview with the authors of the "Locavore's Dilemma."

Climate Change

What can our protected places teach us about saving the Arctic?

Protecting the Arctic is one of the great environmental challenges of our age. What lessons can we learn from earlier generations who won protection for the national parks we enjoy today?


The greenest Fourth of July

Fireworks displays are powered by fossil fuels and chemicals. Luckily, nature offers a captivating green alternative: lightning bugs.

Climate & Energy

Coal and China: Bad, but maybe not as bad as you think

China's been binging on coal, but that's not going to continue forever, says Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Business & Technology

We can’t solve our environmental problems without business

“If business isn’t developing solutions to our sustainability issues, they won’t be developed,” says Andy Hoffman, a professor of sustainable enterprise at the University of Michigan.


The perfect Fourth of July side dish

Planning to grill on the Fourth? This foolproof summer side will please a crowd (and you only need to buy four ingredients).

Fossil Fuels

The new fossil-fuel glut: Less glutty than you think

Michael Liebreich, head of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, talks with David Roberts about whether this supposed "oil glut" deserves the hype.