A reader wonders what happens to the mesh bags clementines come in. Umbra says those darling little oranges can make a mess in the caverns, in the canyons, and even the foaming brine.
Hagel has long been confused about climate change ... and yet concerned about it too, particularly as a national security issue.
Climate change is not a fight, like abortion or gay marriage, between conflicting groups with conflicting opinions. It's a fight between human beings and physics.
In 1996, 12 words in an international climate report set off a firestorm. The man responsible for that sentence, Benjamin Santer, says things have never been the same.
The story of how lead got in gasoline -- and stayed there for decades -- is endlessly fascinating.
Former HUD bigwig Ron Sims talks about Obama’s urban policies, suburban sprawl, and tackling unemployment and the climate crisis at the same time.
We could be learning a lot from the fight to clean up lead pollution. But we're not.
When Congress passed a nine-month farm bill extension as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations, it disappointed sustainable food advocates around the country.
Grist’s green-living pioneer has spent the past year trying to be a little kinder to the planet. Interested in doing the same? Here are five simple guidelines.