Grist List

California bans microbeads, fish rejoice

The Golden State is the latest to ban those tiny balls in your face wash.


What goes into a sandwich? 6 months and $1,500

This video shows the true cost of ... sandwiches.

Bobby Jindal? More like Booby Jindal

Louisiana guv tells Obama not to mention climate change during Katrina anniversary visit

Jindal asks Obama to "not insert the divisive political agenda of liberal environmental activism" into his remarks. Obama is ignoring him.

These elected officials eat hemp to make a point

A Democrat and a Republican joined forces for a meal of banned food.

Climate & Energy

Muslim leaders call for climate action in new declaration

It's not just the pope anymore.


Putin bulldozes tons of perfectly good (and illegal) cheese

The Russian president shows distaste for illegal imports, despite hard times for hungry Russians. Meanwhile, folks are probably wondering what's in Mr. Putin's fridge.

Public Stewart

Jon Stewart gets in one last great dig at climate deniers

National treasure Jon Stewart says farewell to "The Daily Show" with a lesson on spotting that most constant enemy: bullshit.


Instead of composting old fruit, these students want to powder it

Fopo Powders pulverizes expired food into produce powders, which are like the nutritious distant relatives of PixyStix.


Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

Activists are demanding Starbucks take meaningful action on its palm oil policies.