Living

Living

The Grister who stole Christmas

When one Grist staffer set out to create a low-impact holiday, a national TV news program dubbed him a “Grinch.” But his message seems to have struck a chord.

Climate & Energy

Sandy’s aftermath: Economy, jobs, housing hit hard — but for how long?

Those who can leave areas most at-risk from future storms will, further exacerbating the challenges of low-income residents who can't.

Climate & Energy

Evangelical leader says we need family planning to help fight climate change

Richard Cizik, leader of an evangelical climate campaign, calls for family planning as a way to prevent both abortion and global warming.

Living

Make a bow with recycled film!

This easy-to-make holiday gift topper is sure to be a blockbuster hit.

Living

Ask Umbra: Reused any good movies lately?

A reader wonders if there’s anything to be done with old movie film. Umbra’s response is worthy of an Oscar.

Climate & Energy

Go skiing now, while you still can

The winter tourism industry is set to contract by $2 billion as temperatures climb.

Living

The condoms of the future could disappear when you’re done with them

Researchers at the University of Washington want to replace the humble cocksheath with a space-age nano-fabric that's actually woven out of medication.

Living

Shift the gift: Dematerializing the holidays

Introducing our theme for December: how a Grist editor's "no presents this year" letter sparked a wave of holiday-season rethinking.

Cities

Nearly half of Los Angeles car accidents are hit-and-runs

Last year, 100 pedestrians and 24 bicyclists were killed in traffic-related accidents.