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How to talk climate with your friend who’s already given up

This episode features Dave the Defeatist, who’s rendered listless and glum by the mere thought of global warming.

How to talk climate with your fake news-reading friend

This episode features Matt the Cherry Picker, who always has a maddeningly selective data set up his sleeve.

Meet the fixer: This innovator is stitching together a clothing movement.

The textile industry is dirty and wasteful. Rebecca Burgess is stitching together a local clothing movement.

Why water is so sacred to Native Americans

“Water is life” has become a protest anthem, but why?

Grist 50: Member Pick

Meet the fixer: This clothing expert revives dead threads.

We throw away way too many clothes. Nicole Bassett revives dead threads.

New coal plants dropped by two-thirds last year

The world overestimated the need for the doomed fossil fuel.

This lead-poisoned Indiana city could be the next Flint

And Trump's EPA is unlikely to act.

Trump’s EPA cuts would be a disaster for public health

“It literally will make people sick,” a former EPA official said.

A bitter pill

Doctors say climate change is making Americans sicker.

Most Americans can't name a single risk it poses to our health. Can you?