Politics

Grumpier old men

The Weather Channel founder is the climate-denying grandpa you never had

John Coleman is a climate denier, The Weather Channel co-founder, and a serious grumpus.

Climate & Energy

Wait, who says people of color don’t care about the climate?

A new poll claims that blacks and Latinos are far too busy fretting about jobs and schools to worry about climate change. That's just bunk.

Politics

Is this House Republican about to lose to a climate hawk?

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) lurched to the right to fend off primary challengers. Now, he may pay the price.

Climate & Energy

Texas lobbying group busted for phony anti-solar campaign

The Consumer Energy Alliance has been pushing a cynical campaign to turn public opinion against policies that promote solar power. In Wisconsin, it just backfired.

Politics

Here’s the green, bike-loving candidate who could beat Scott Walker in Wisconsin

Democrat Mary Burke, a former exec at Trek Bicycle, has a good shot at beating right-wing Walker and becoming the state's next governor.

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California’s carbon market is leaking

Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing.

Politics

Watch Jon Stewart’s hilarious takedown of a Koch ad

Meet the next generation of robber barons, the Koch brothers.

Politics

Meet South Dakota’s surprisingly green Senate candidate

Grist talks to Rick Weiland, a Democrat waging a long-shot campaign. Unlike other Dems in red states, he wants to fight climate change, Keystone XL, and Big Oil.

Politics

Millennials could make a difference on climate, if they voted

A new poll revealed that young people care about reducing carbon emissions, but they're less likely to get out to the polls to vote.

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