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Not milk?

Navigating the non-dairy ‘milk’ aisle

In Checkout Line, Lou Bendrick cooks up answers to reader questions about how to green their food choices and other diet-related quandaries. Lettuce know what …

The Grist List

From JT to Jedi

Photo: edwardk662 via Flickr.Crying himself a riverJT’s concerns about the clean water crisis are justified. He knows that what goes around / comes around, so …

Go Green? Make Me

The psychology of eco-choices

Pay a lot, get a little?Hawaiian AirlinesYesterday I was on New Hampshire Public Radio’s Word of Mouth, and another segment near mine caught my eye. …

Screw it

We screwed Earth Day — get over it

Another Earth Day has come and gone. In most cities, the green, biodegradable streamers have come down, and the free eco-swag already has been shoved …

Guitar Hero?

Taking Neil Young’s latest album out for a spin

In 2006, Neil Young released a powerful political album, “Living With War” — an 11-track screed against the Iraq misadventure and the folly of sending …

Are You Being Servered?

Umbra advises on web hosting

Q. Greetings Umbra, To save energy and limit greenhouse gas emissions, I’ve so far resisted establishing my own website. However, because I’m an author and …

Breaking through the gas ceiling

Eco driving tips for Earth Day

In advance of Earth Day, PR reps flooded Grist with "save the planet: green your driving" tips and press releases. In keeping with our "Screw Earth Day" theme, we just want to stress the need to drive like every day is Earth Day -- TAKE THE BUS! No, seriously, if you're going to drive, then you gotta know how to drive in an eco-friendly manner.

We'll drink to that

Raise a glass to sustainability at Seattle Carrotmob event

Photo: Scott Beale / Laughing SquidToday is Earth Day. (Whoopee?) And there’s no better way to celebrate than with a nice, cold pint of beer. …

History of the Greens, Part I

The secret history of Earth Day

If 40 years of Earth Days have taught us anything, um … While the Earth Day movement has had undeniable successes, critics charge that, uh …