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What the Frack?

Frackers are dumping toxic waste into California’s groundwater

Billions of gallons of contaminated wastewater are threatening the state's shrinking water supply.

JUST GREEN, BABY

If America cared about the planet as much as the NFL, this is what it would look like

What if people showed the same passion toward environmentalism as they did sports? That's the premise of this hilarious new video.

Practice What You Preach

California officials care about saving water, except when it comes to their begonias

California’s top water bigwigs are good at bending their own rules.

sense & sensibility

Emma Thompson just won our hearts with some straight talk on climate change

Ms. Thompson just came back from a trip to the melting Arctic, and she has some stern words to say about it.

PSL PTSD

Your coffee is about to get a lot more expensive

Suffering Brazilian farmers. The longest coffee slump in five decades. Skyrocketing retail coffee prices. Kind of horrifying, isn't it?

Climate & Energy

Watch the U.S. face off against China on this carbon emissions map

China is the world's leading carbon polluter today, but the U.S. held the title for decades.

Living

Twin Peaks’ real environmentalist hero(ine)

Here at Grist HQ, we are elated to hear that Twin Peaks shall be making a return to television in 2016.

Food

This Amish paradise goes beyond organic farming

Leave it to the Amish to modernize farming without harmful agri-chemicals.

Climate & Energy

Watch kids deliver congressional climate deniers’ greatest hits

In this video, actual kids read actual Rand Paul and Michelle Bachmann quotes.

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