Grist List

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.

Business & Technology

In the cities of the future, skyscrapers could be made out of wood

A Canadian architect thinks we should build skyscrapers out of wood to save the earth and climate a whole lotta hurt.

Cities

Chicago’s garbage trucks will be rollin’ on volts

Our trash won't be riding dirty for too much longer. North America's first electric garbage truck is rolling through Chicago.

Prost!

Germany kicks our butts, again, at clean energy

The country has hit another renewable energy milestone, sourcing more than a quarter of its electricity from renewables.

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