Living

Living

Mr. Eco is our favorite environmental rap superhero

Consider his latest, "Recycle Robot," in which he encourages his team of EcoHeroes to do the right thing.

Living

Switching to LEDs could help eliminate food waste

When you put food near heat, it spoils more quickly.

Living

‘Breakfast beer’ is part of this complete, worryingly alcoholic breakfast

The beer tastes like grapefruit and multigrain cereal. At least it’s not trying to taste like Lucky Charms.

Climate & Energy

March is ‘Get Small’ month at Grist

Do massive, planetary-scale dilemmas look different at eye height? In March, we intend to find out, as we seek micro solutions to macro problems.

Food

Curtain kale: Farmers get jiggy with it to support local CSAs

What’s the matter, farmer? Down on your luck? Pick up a pitchfork -- or better yet, put on some knee socks and roller skates -- and do some interpretive dance.

Climate & Energy

Schools across the U.S. will soon start teaching real climate science

Thanks to new science education standards, most of America's students will learn about climate change during science class.

Climate & Energy

Superstorm Sandy aid dollars go to rebuilding in flood-prone areas

The vast majority of federal loans to rebuild in New York City and New Jersey post-Sandy are going to properties in flood zones.

Living

Trippy-looking thermal photos show penguins are even colder than the surrounding air

Thermal imaging shows that penguins' feathers are even colder than the sub-zero air they live in. It also makes them look super '80s radical.

Living

Pet-loving architects in the Dominican Republic build a beautiful animal shelter out of recycled materials

Animal lovers in the Dominican Republic have banded together to create a beautiful recycled shelter for some abandoned dogs and cats.