I saw Wall•E the other day with my kids and I found it absolutely rapturous, particularly the first half-hour or so. I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up nominated for Best Picture. Not only is it a creative triumph, but it manages to convey "lessons" (ugh) about "environmental stewardship" (ugh) in a way that isn't didactic or overbearing. It's really something. I was going to try to write a profound post about it, but luckily Frank Rich takes on that task today, so just read him.
Get Grist in Your Inbox
Climate refugees, DO NOT MOVE TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Don’t believe anything you read at Natural News
Amory Lovins’ high-tech home skimps on energy but not on comfort
This little fox loves transit. Should we tell him he just missed his stop?
Millions alive today would have to die before the paleo diet could take over