Politics

Climate & Energy

Why are black lawmakers fighting clean energy?

A Tea Party mouthpiece says Obama's plan to clean up power plants is the "green movement's new Jim Crow." You'll be amazed at who's buying it.

Food

Ben & Jerry’s is fighting GMOs with fudge brownie ice cream

The do-gooder ice-cream makers are supporting the GMO-labeling initiative in Oregon with a "Food Fight" flavor.

Hold your nose and vote

Why climate hawks should still vote for fossil-fuel-loving Democrats

Even the Democratic Senate candidates who support the coal and oil industries are way better than their Republican opponents.

Climate & Energy

What methane and Harrison Ford have in common

They’re both fugitives, and only the feds can track them down.

Politics

Republicans flail about looking for alternative to climate denialism

The GOP position on climate change is unstable, both intellectually and politically, and it's getting ever more awkward for candidates to stick to it.

Climate & Energy

Naomi Klein says climate activists need to get comfortable attacking capitalism

Klein dropped by the Grist office to chat with David Roberts about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate."

Climate & Energy

311,000 climate protesters marched in New York. What’s next?

Climate marchers are likely to be putting their shoulders behind these causes and projects in the wake of September's mass event.

Climate & Energy

Will Andrew Cuomo oppose fracking after getting a scare from Zephyr Teachout?

The governor of New York lost more votes than expected to a progressive primary challenger who tapped into the energy of the anti-fracking movement.

Business & Technology

This fracking company wants to end breast cancer — wait, what?

One thousand Passionately Pink® drill bits headed to a fracking site near you.

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