A reader asks if saving the planet is better done from the top down or the bottom up. Umbra responds with a Four-Point Guide to Combating Either-Or Thinking.
In all likelihood, the impacts of climate change will outlast us, as a species. So what, if anything, do we owe our distant, post-human descendants?
Earlier this month, Grist set out to rewrite the rules of the holidays. The idea seems to be catching.
Kansas may be the testing grounds for a Tea Party America, but we need the Midwest if we're going to get anything done, argues the sustainability coordinator of Lawrence, Kan.
Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus spent years amassing the trappings of a “successful” life. Then they decided success wasn’t all it was chalked up to be.
Deaths involving motor vehicles fell 1.9 percent in 2011, the lowest level since 1949. The bad news is that drivers are killing the rest of us.
No! At least, probably not. And it depends on what you mean by "white Christmas."
Hurricane Sandy was devastating. But a group of local artists have made some really nice, usable items from the debris it left behind.
Research suggests that congenital cataracts are 51 percent more likely if a baby gestates during extreme heat.