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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15509
Posts / Week:44.7
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

This company invented a better soda can. Why isn’t anybody buying?

The "evercan" uses more recycled aluminum than most cans on the market right now -- but Big Beverage isn't on board yet.

Sorry, but your shrimp platter didn’t come from the Gulf

More than a third of shrimp in the U.S. are mislabeled. Guess you can feel extra bad about those Endless Shrimp this year.

This fishy crime landed a man in prison

When you get tangled up with illegal fishing, sometimes you get caught.

California’s carbon market is leaking

Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing.

Millennials, Monsanto wants to be your hipster friend

Monsanto's "Director of Millennial Engagement" studied a handlebar-mustached salesman to learn all about you.

Is carving jack-o-lanterns wasteful?

A reader is scared about the wasteful side of Halloween. Umbra carves out an answer.

China’s latest fashion craze: Smog masks

Air pollution in China is a national problem -- but that's not stopping the fashion industry from glammin' up the protective gear!

The New Yorker food issue, ranked by kale factor

To assess this particular Moment in Food, there is no better gauge than counting the number of times a writer mentions kale.

Why climate rap actually improves the dreaded school assembly

For the past five years, the Alliance for Climate Education has been schooling kids on climate change. A new study says it's working.

Check out Superstorm Sandy in before-and-after GIFs

Satellite images show just how much some neighborhoods were changed by Hurricane Sandy.

Meet South Dakota’s surprisingly green Senate candidate

Grist talks to Rick Weiland, a Democrat waging a long-shot campaign. Unlike other Dems in red states, he wants to fight climate change, Keystone XL, and Big Oil.

You’re supporting China’s dirty habit

Ships will bring your iPhone from China -- and a whole lot of "black carbon" too.

What you need to know about the next big climate report

The latest report from the IPCC is due out Sunday -- and it’s expected to use scarier language than the previous installments.

Watch Mark Bittman talk almond milk, hamburgers, and more

We force New York Times food writer Mark Bittman to choose between almond and dairy milk -- plus other hard calls.

If you don’t kill your own meat, at least watch The Slaughter

A short film about a father and son on a hog farm gets at agriculture's hard trade-offs and everyday traumas.

Food expiration dates are garbage. Here’s a new label that’ll make you think before you toss.

Bump Mark, a new food label made out of gelatin, could substantially reduce the amount of food sent to landfills each year.

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