Articles by Grist staff
Struggling with depression and on leave from his corporate job, Olatunji Oboi Reed decided to get his bike out of the basement. That ride set him on a new path that led to his current work, promoting racial equity in transportation and beyond.
Growing up, Hamid Torabzadeh experienced the impacts of air pollution. In high school, he found a club that showed him his path to doing something about it. Now a college freshman, he's studying to be what he calls a "new type of doctor."
Maya Lilly had achieved the theater dream: studying at Juilliard. But when her environmental passion didn’t find a home there, it set her on a mission to bring climate storytelling to Hollywood.
When Nate Johnson — a former Grist journalist — felt his passion for writing start to wane, he found a new direction. Now, instead of writing about the need to electrify everything, Nate is doing that work himself.