Amelia Urry

Amelia Urry is Grist's associate editor of science and technology, and self-appointed poet-in-residence. Follow her on Twitter.

Flatline

Good news about CO2: Emissions from the energy sector stayed flat for the third year in a row.

The biggest drop in CO2 emissions came in the United States, where emissions fell by 3 percent while the economy grew 1.6 percent.

downer under

Think you’ve had it rough this past year? You should hear what the Great Barrier Reef is dealing with.

“We didn’t expect to see this level of destruction to the Great Barrier Reef for another 30 years.”

of mice and men

Get ready for a whole lot more Lyme disease in the Northeast.

Eek! Climate change and fragmented landscapes are a nasty combination.

here be data

These maps show what Americans think about climate change.

A full 70 percent of survey respondents acknowledge that global warming is happening.

this is your brain on nature

Anxious, depressed, distracted — what if the cure is just outside?

Author Florence Williams talks trees, cities, and creativity in her new book "The Nature Fix."

Sound & Fury

Congressional climate deniers are getting called on their BS at town halls this week.

It turns out plenty of their constituents DO care about climate change, clean water, and environmental regulation.

reading the signs

On Sunday, hundreds of scientists took a break from doing science to rally in support of it.

Messages on nerdy signs included “Scientists are wicked smaht” and “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.”

The future will be battery-powered

Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device.

March Madness

Mark your calendars! The March for Science is happening in D.C. on April 22.

This Earth Day, expect a lot of pissed-off scientists on the Mall.