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Bike lanes save lives AND money

More infrastructure for cyclists means fewer cars on the road, as well as less pollution, congestion, sedentary-lifestyle health problems, and traffic fatalities.

Heartland Institute Gets A Bad Rap

This climate-denying rapper is about as dope as you’d expect

Meet Kilez More, the Austrian rapper who entertains Heartland Institute conferences with 'killer' rhymes about evil climate scientists.

Triple threat

Cowboys, hunters, and enviros team up to fight natural gas drilling

In Colorado's beautiful Thompson Divide, locals are trying to stop drilling before it begins.

Climate & Energy

Utilities to battery-powered solar: Get off our lawn

As utilities see how distributed solar, aided by new storage tech, can chip away at their monopolies (and profits), they're fighting back.


“Bicycle face” for the modern woman

Grist presents a brief catalogue of different conditions that threaten the modern urban woman trying to get from Point A to Point B.

Get off my ice

John Oliver’s Antarctic tourism PSA: “Stick your d*ck in a freezer” instead

Antarctic tourists are trampling the place, which is why John Oliver's begging you not to go.


Chinese company creamed for GMO corn thievery

International espionage just got seedier.

This is what one week of your trash might look like

A cool photo project by Gregg Segal shows people cozying up to the garbage they amassed in seven days.

keeping it cool

Another climate crackdown from Obama’s EPA

The EPA has proposed new rules to cut use of HFCs, refrigerants that also happen to be potent greenhouse gases.

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