Grist 50: 2020
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A Grist Special Series
In This Series:
How 21 meddling kids could force a climate turnaround
Four years ago, a pack of 21 kids sued the U.S. government, demanding action. Here's what will happen if they win.
How NYC is protecting people from the deadliest disaster
New York City is on a quest to protect its people — and the planet — from a danger that kills more people in the U.S. than any other natural disaster: heat.
Challenge for a reckless age: Be better ancestors
What if we thought of our world as something precious to be handed down through time?
Dream ships could turn the tide for trans-ocean shipping
Space-age sails, bionic hulls, clean fuels drawn from the oceans themselves — the shipping industry is poised for transformation ... if the stars align.
The climate activist who hasn’t given up on mainstream America
Anna Jane Joyner has worked to draw religious communities into the climate movement. Now she’s taking the cause to Hollywood.
To safeguard their future, Pacific Islanders look to the past
With waters rising around them, Pacific Islanders are marrying Space Age technology with ancestral wisdom.