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Do Your Job

Yeah, Zika’s still a thing — so why won’t Congress pass funding to fight it?

The CDC estimates up to 10,300 pregnant women will contract Zika before year's end. Come on, Congress.

COME WORK WITH US

You know you want to be Grist’s newest fellow

Grist is looking for an editorial fellow, a justice fellow, and a video fellow. Apply today!

Road work ahead

Chicago just named a street for an environmental justice hero.

There's now a street called Hazel Johnson EJ Way.

Queer Eye For The Farm Guy

Lesbian farmers are taking over the country, if you believe Rush Limbaugh

The frothy-mouthed radio personality painted a dystopian picture of our agricultural future on his show last week. (Actually, it sounds OK.)

Hot Bods

Enjoy it while you can: Climate change is already hitting the Olympics hard

In hot, polluted places like Rio, you’re actually better off just having a beer than exercising. Really.

Justice

Canada’s Trudeau promises to do no harm to First Nations, does harm anyway

His government issues permits for a dam that will permanently alter a way of life.

there's something in the water

Olympians prepare for a “petri dish of pathogens”

If Rio's waters weren't cleaned up for Olympic athletes, how can we expect they'll be cleaned up for the city's actual residents?

Nye Don’t Lie

Bill Nye still has to take climate deniers to task, we guess

Watch the internet's favorite bow tie-clad scientist debunk some common -- and tired -- conspiracy theories.

Your Moment of Zen

Jon Stewart makes late-night TV great again

The Daily Show host came out of retirement with a message for conservatives.