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These biodegradable computer chips are made from wood

And they work just as well as their silicon-based counterparts.

Your plane’s ETA is wrong, and it’s the climate’s fault

The climate is messing with your flight is messing with the climate.

The South still doesn’t have any wind farms — but that’s about to change

The Southeastern U.S. lags the rest of the country on renewables, but a new wind project in North Carolina could be a sign of changing times.

sharkcano

There are sharks living in a volcano, and this is not a drill

Just when you think the world can't get any stranger or more surprising ... we find sharks swimming around in a volcano.

Enviros, Tea Partiers, and the Christian Coalition all agree: Florida needs more rooftop solar

The battle over a solar ballot amendment just keeps getting more interesting.

Fossil fuel companies have been lying about climate change for more than 30 years

That's longer than many of you dear Grist readers have even been alive.

Fossil fuels are terrible investments, says top energy economist

The incoming International Energy Agency director warns that dirty investments could become uneconomic.

Methane from fracking is probably more of a problem than EPA thinks

That's the takeaway from a new study of wells in Texas, which was spearheaded by the Environmental Defense Fund.

a song of ice and wildfire

What happens when wildfire meets permafrost in Alaska?

Will the world end in fire or ice? Climate scientists weigh in.