Over the weekend, protesters shut down part of a huge mountaintop-removal coal mining operation in West Virginia. One of the activists spills the dirt about police intimidation, abuse from local miners, and snubs from fellow …
After three years of silence, the Senate finally held a hearing about the climate. Watch the video highlights and weep.
Let’s face it. You waste water when you wash. But Grist’s eco-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, has a whole bathtub full of solutions -- and she’s challenging you to a shower-off.
While city leaders labor to rebuild riverside green space, Mama Nature is making inroads of her own. These scrappy wetlands offer a hint of what is to come in a city that’s going green.
Clothing lasts longer if you know how to take care of it, but plenty of people can't even decode the runes on the tags. No longer: We submit the Rosetta Stone for decoding laundry labels. …
The Irish potato famine should have taught the food and farming world that crop diversity is crucial. But the genetically engineered potato on trial in Ireland suggests that we haven't actually learned much.
The majority of states where fracking occurs have no disclosure laws at all, and those that do exist are pretty pitiful. Check out these maps to see how your state measures up.
School gardens are sprouting across the country. But what to do with them over summer vacation is still an open question.
The Slow Ride Stories gang talks about hot times with a roadside hot dog vendor, then teaches us a thing or two about the hot rod they're traveling on -- a classic Royal Enfield motorcycle.