What you see on the pages for this blog represents the first phase of some redecorating, and rethinking, that’s going to unfold here at Grist in coming weeks and months.

We’re aiming to make our pages friendlier to read, gentler on the eyes, and easier to use. We’re testing out some aspects of the new design here and plan on rolling it out more widely to other parts of Grist soon. Down the road we’ll also be improving our mobile edition and our email services.

Grist relies on the support of generous readers like you. Donate today to keep our climate news free. All donations matched!

Along with these changes in how things look we’ll also be revamping how our coverage is organized, beefing up our news coverage and making other improvements.

We’re doing this in stages so we can make course corrections as needed, and that’s where you come in. We do really want to know what you think about what we’re doing. So I’ll be checking in regularly with you all right here. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below.

Grist thanks its sponsors. Become one.