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Does shame have a place in the climate fight? Jennifer Jacquet thinks so

The climate psychologist and author of "Is Shame Necessary?" explains why need more shame (and less guilt) if we're going to fix the climate.

Americans spent $18.8 million in food stamps at farmers markets last year

At farmers markets, accepting SNAP benefits is a win for low-income shoppers – and farmers, too.

It’s a historic day for gay marriage! Let’s argue about it

A rainbow of perspectives from the Grist staff on the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage.

Oslo builds its bees a highway of flowers

We've crowded nature out of much of our cities -- but we can always invite it back in.

There’s no “new Brooklyn” because Brooklyn isn’t even the new Brooklyn

Grist's Ben Adler and MSNBC's Tony Dokoupil talk about Adler's essay on how gentrifying cities can avoid the mistakes Brooklyn has made.

Does air pollution cause Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s?

Scientists now suspect that a major cause of dementia could be the air we breathe.

Check out this amazing new tool for judging California’s water use

As the state's drought grinds into a bone-dry summer, California is adjusting its rules. Now people have to make the new rules work.

Tip for getting people to use the metro system: Block all the roads

Parisian cabbies are allegedly protesting Uber by blocking roads, but we know what they're REALLY doing.

Farmed fish are breaking out of their pens at an alarming rate

Fish escaping from aquaculture pens is a really big problem, with a really great name: Fishbreaks!

Here’s what climate hawk Martin O’Malley would do as president

The former Maryland governor is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination on an audaciously ambitious environmental platform.

These lovely, innocent wildflowers are slowly dying. Thanks, climate change!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by climate change news, don’t — I repeat, DO NOT — stop to smell the roses. Because they are probably more …

5 reasons the Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling matters for the environment

Maybe government can actually act, sometimes. And maybe common sense could become a driving force in our national decision-making.

Why are bees hurting? A lineup of suspects

There are so many possible explanations for why honey bee populations have been in decline. Here they all are, carefully evaluated.

Floss is good for your teeth — but is it bad for the environment?

A reader asks for alternatives to plasticky, over-packaged dental floss. Umbra sinks her teeth into some answers.

Food cops bust Whole Foods for shady prices

A sting operation checking out if Whole Foods prices are really supposed to be that high found that “every label was inaccurate."

The NSA has a farmers market. What they don’t tell you is [REDACTED]

Farmers have to go through two security clearances and have their wares sniffed by a K-9 unit before setting up shop.

What will happen to a sinking California? Just ask San Luis Obispo

An overdependence on groundwater is costing millions of dollars in damage in the idyllic coastal town.

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