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Climate & Energy

This gorgeous video will remind you what an ugly mess the BP oil spill made

It's been five years since the Deepwater Horizon blowout, and scientists are still looking for all that damn oil.

Food

Finally, coffee pods that aren’t the absolute worst

A Portland-based coffee company has developed a compostable pod that's compatible with Keurig 2.0 machines.

Living

Loving earth is complicated, says this African-American pastor

The relationship between black lives, black hair, and nature is pretty kinky, and that's OK.

Living

What’s the greenest way to read a book?

Paperbacks? E-readers? None of the above? Umbra knows volumes.

Food

2 farmers’ stories: The fall and rise of the mid-size farm

A Grist podcast explores the issue of farm loss from the farmer's perspective.

Climate & Energy

4 surprising reasons why clean energy is gaining on fossil fuels

Future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began.

Climate & Energy

Come on, people. We’re going to need a lot better than this if we want a strong Paris climate treaty

China and India haven’t made any promises. Japan is poised to offer a weak plan. So far only the European Union is doing what it needs to be.

Politics

Here’s why GOP lawsuits probably won’t undermine Obama’s climate plan

For now, at least.

Food

Artisanal cider, tiny dairy farms, and duck-fat-fried apples: New England looks delicious

Prepare to drool over this video tour of Maine and Massachusetts.