Grist List

Food

Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

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

Living

Our climate may be screwed, but at least it makes for some good stories

Medium is collecting a series of really great fiction about our climate-screwed future.

Food

Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?

baby, you can drive my chard

This Airstream farm is so … Burning Man

It even includes a DJ booth. Guess where it's headed?

Science

Grow better veggies with LED lights

It's a SAD lamp, but for tomatoes.

Food

The California drought is killing almond trees, too

That's right: We're talking about almonds and California again, folks, but bear with us.

Cities

Your bus never comes because the world is a crazy place

The reason that your commute is such a nonstop wonder-rollercoaster has to do with chaos theory. Go figure!

Goo Riddance

These carbon-hungry blobs could help fix our oceans

Salps, which look and feel pretty gross, are also tiny climate-change fighters.

Food

Climate change is a real (Canadian) peach

On the sweeter side of climate change, Canadians are now growing grapes and peaches.