People

Food

This entrepreneur turns leftover cafeteria food into hot meals for hungry people

Ben Simon is the cofounder of a nonprofit that redistributes leftover campus dining hall food to the hungry.

LAUGH AND LEARN, LADIES

Comedy phenom Megan Amram wants to teach women science — with hot sex tips!

The "Parks & Recreation" writer's new book is a smart (and hilarious) take on the dumb idea that women can't understand science.

Food

Meet the women who grow your food

Through the Female Farmer Project, photographer Audra Mulkern is documenting the rise of women in American ag.

Cities

Comedian Wyatt Cenac on mayo, hair salons, and gentrification

The former Daily Show correspondent says there are two kinds of gentrifier. Only one would open a mayonnaise shop.

Climate & Energy

This graphic novelist tells the true story of climate change

French author Philippe Squarzoni takes you on his quest to understand global warming.

POWER PLAY

This hockey legend wants to put dirty energy in the penalty box

Twenty years ago, Mike Richter helped the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup. Now he wants to rack up wins for the climate.

FAB PLANET

Climate activist explains why going green is like coming out

Gerod Rody is a business school grad and LGBTQ activist who wants to save the planet, one Earth Gay at a time.

OCEAN'S 911

This woman has spent almost a year underwater. Here’s why she’s your new hero

Star scientist Sylvia Earle dives deep in a splashy new Netflix doc about oceans.

Climate & Energy

Teaching kids about climate change? Read them a classic story

Skip the lectures and the horror stories, says one environmental science prof, and just help them fall in love with nature.