Articles by Samantha Larson
Samantha Larson is a science nerd, adventure enthusiast, and former Grist fellow. Follow her on Twitter.
U.S. almond demand has grown by more than 220 percent since 2005.
We're throwing so much money at fighting wildfires, there will be little left over for prevention.
Now that Californians can get fined $500-a-day for overwatering their lawns, businesses that paint lawns green are expanding.
Tunnels, mines, and boreholes will permanently scar the Earth -- and could be a marker of the Anthropocene.