The experts tell us that driving has lost its cool for young Americans. Opinions vary as to why. We found an actual young person -- Grist’s own Claire Thompson -- to help explain.
If Congress can't pass a new farm bill by September, farm policy will default to a 1949 version of the bill that was constructed for a very different America.
A reader wonders why she can recycle milk and juice cartons, but not coffee cups. Umbra can hardly container self.
A new proposal would upgrade an outdated furniture flammability standard, replacing nasty fire retardants with healthy, eco-friendly products. Bonus: They’re actually better at preventing fires.
After more than three decades of stalling on antibiotics in livestock, a court ruled Thursday the FDA must act. But just how long it will take before any real change occurs is another question.
Has the obsessive fandom surrounding Hunger Games led to more climate change awareness in the shiftless youth of today? We attend a midnight premiere to find out.
Critics are after Germany for shutting down its nuclear plants, but they are missing the point: Germans think so-called "baseload power" is incompatible with a fully renewable power system. Eliminating baseload is a feature, not a bug.
In perhaps his worst speech yet, Obama boasted, "We've added enough new oil and gas pipeline to encircle the Earth and then some."
This spring, Baltimore joins a growing list of cities that have co-opted an illegal art form, turning it into a tool for economic development. But in the clear light of day, can street art stay true to its roots?