Volkswagen protestor creates a glorious ruckus over emissions scandal

Watch a Volkswagen executive attempt to fend off the weight of the biggest automobile scandal in decades.


Senate moves closer to blocking state GMO labeling

The bill would quash a slew of local initiatives, including a labeling law in Vermont which kicks in July 1.


Here’s how major cities measure up on climate change spending

From New York to Addis Ababa, new analysis paints a highly uneven picture of spending on climate action.


Our election process is dead. Only the internet can revive it

Voting is too damn hard. But it doesn't have to be.


Meet Grist’s new executive editor — and awesome senior editors

Scott Dodd will oversee Grist’s 18-member editorial department, including new editors Rebecca Leber and Matt Craft.


New York lost billions with fossil fuel investments

New York's fossil fuel investments are bleeding money.


California Democrats are raising the bar on climate action

The new energy and environment agenda calls for the expansion of solar energy and an end to a reliance on coal power.


Milan wants to pay people to bicycle to work

Let's hope this will encourage people to step off the gas pedal and onto bike pedals instead.


Coal use is down in the U.S. and China — and it’s not a blip

The world's two largest economies made progress cutting coal in 2015.