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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15091
Posts / Week:44.6
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Why coal is (still) worse than fracking and cow burps

Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.

This California bill will make electric cars way less pretentious

If passed, the Charge Ahead California Initiative would subsidize electric cars for low-income drivers throughout the state.

Thanks to fracking, there’s something in the water in Pennsylvania

Now that we have 243 pieces of evidence that fracking is not GREAT for the people who live near it, can we stop pretending otherwise?

Empty study paves the way for fracking in California

Energy companies poised to dig into California's reserves are breathing a sigh of relief.

Why Idaho is doing french fries right

How Boise Fry Company is building a better food system.

Katrina and Sandy cost over 2,000 lives. Will we do better next time?

A new project looks back at the superstorms that have ravaged U.S. coasts, and to the future, and storms yet to come.

5 terrifying facts from the leaked U.N. climate report

Even if we slash greenhouse gases immediately, the dangerous effects of global warming will continue for centuries to come.

Here’s what your Hawaiian vacation will look like in 2050

A new report on climate change doesn't bode well for Hawaii's tourism industry.

David Roberts’ top 10 greatest hits

Grist's climate and energy blogger is about to return from a year-long sabbatical. Perfect time to revisit his top 10 posts.

Girl, let me see that thong (over your mantelpiece)

Someone is actively soliciting all of the 5-for-$15 thongs you’ve accumulated over the course of your post-Bat Mitzvah (hopefully?) life.

Booze is proof nature wants us to be happy

Cultivation, fermentation, distillation: a glass of brandy is made possible by millennia of conspiracy between nature and technology, orchestrated by human beings.

Architecture for the people, by the people

A new generation of architects builds community and sustainability right into their designs.

Renewable energy is up, but renewable investment isn’t

Despite a worldwide boom in clean energy, the International Energy Agency warns that governments need to keep encouraging growth or investments will slip.

Good news — you can now buy makeup that supports gender equity! (Bear with us.)

Gender equality is a climate issue, so any step toward ensuring that women and men have equal rights and opportunities is good for the planet.

Now you can feel guilty about wearing sunscreen at the beach

A new study finds that around the globe, sun-wary swimmers slough off more than 13 million pounds of sunscreen each year. That's bad news for fish.

Louisiana is drowning, quickly

One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation's history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years, so far unabated and largely unnoticed.

The mystery of huge solar plants and tiny dead birds

Recent news reports have raised alarms about thousands of birds dying in the desert. Here's what we know, and what we don't.

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