The old measures of prosperity are all washed up. We need new tools that create true, lasting wealth for everyone, not a dishonest economy that only serves to advance the ambitions of the lucky few.
Our beloved advice columnist, Umbra Fisk, reflects on 10 years of sage advice.
As governor of Massachusetts, Romney fought sprawl and promoted density -- another set of issues on which he looks to be seriously out of sync with the Tea Party and the GOP base.
Grist Haiku contest ends in dead heat. We're stymied. Frog, live on! (For now.)
In preparation for the Earth Summit in Rio, scientists from around the globe did a little review of the literature. Not surprisingly, they say humans are officially Earth’s top dog. Surprisingly, they seem to think …
Meet some outlaw chickens and the people who harbor them -- in their quiet backyards.
A handy chart lets you compare the presidential candidates' policies on fossil fuels, clean energy, public lands, and oil subsidies.
For Earth Day, Treehugger asked several green types what one wish they had that might make the world a better place. David Roberts would change the human brain.
Apple and Greenpeace recently traded blows over how much clean power is used by one of Apple’s data centers. Calculating the energy use of the state-of-the-art center proves elusive.