In a tough neighborhood in Washington, D.C., the new Empowerhouse generates all of its own energy and captures all the rainwater that falls on site. And it didn’t cost a million bucks to build.
In all likelihood, the impacts of climate change will outlast us, as a species. So what, if anything, do we owe our distant, post-human descendants?
Earlier this month, Grist set out to rewrite the rules of the holidays. The idea seems to be catching.
The recently deceased federal judge helped make it possible for a small number of mega-corporations to dominate the American table.
Kansas may be the testing grounds for a Tea Party America, but we need the Midwest if we're going to get anything done, argues the sustainability coordinator of Lawrence, Kan.
Take a look back at the hottest year on record.
If Kerry takes the helm at the State Department, he’ll be the most ardent climate hawk ever to hold the office. But how much will that matter?
Five proposed terminals that would ship coal from the Pacific Northwest to Asia have drawn vehement opposition from a much broader coalition than anyone expected.
Grist's year-end fundraising appeal hit its mark. Here are the numbers.