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Climate & Energy

Think people of color don’t care about the environment? Think again

Dorceta Taylor, professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, talks about her new report about environmental groups' failure to diversify.

Climate & Energy

Meet the brazen scientist who’s taking over NASA’s high-powered climate lab

The straight-talking Gavin Schmidt is the new director of NASA's climate research group. And he can juggle, too!

MAP TO THE FUTURE

A mapping group at MIT wants to show us the way to greener cities

Sep Kamvar's slick data maps help urbanites recognize the elements that they love, and the ones that need some tweaking.

Living

Meet the sisters who put the rad in radical vintage

Dominique and Jazmyne Drakeford spread their love of vintage threads in Oakland, Calif.

Meat Shmeat

This meat lover isn’t giving up on the test-tube burger

Grist grills New Harvest's Isha Datar on her love of flesh, her beef with factory farms, and how close we are to lab-grown meats on shelves.

Minimum wage against the machine

Why we’re watching this climate scientist turned socialist politician

Jess Spear was a driving force behind the $15 minimum wage campaign in Seattle, and now she's running for the Washington State Legislature.

Business & Technology

Is a greener oil industry possible? David Poritz thinks so

The founder of Equitable Origin wants to create green, fair-trade certification for the oil industry.

Living

Want to build a tiny house with your boo? The TINY couple has tips for you

We talked to the very amicable exes about what it’s like to build – and live in – a tiny house when your construction partner is also your S.O.

Living

The misadventures of eco-comedian Kristina Wong will make you LOL

From buying vegetable oil in back alleys to using online dating to find rides in Los Angeles, Wong finds the funny (and absurd) in green livin'.