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Think big corn farmers are evil? Meet a few of them

If you actually sit down and talk with a commodity farmer, they start to sound a lot like the typical small farmer -- only with a gazilion times more corn.

8 rad ladies who aren’t running for president (and one who is): It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

Hillary's bid for president has taken over the interwebs this week, but we've got a few more women just as worthy of your attention.

Could Seattle activists throw a wrench in Shell’s Arctic drilling plans?

As the Polar Pioneer oil drilling rig creeps closer to Washington's shore, citizens and activists are cooking up plans to block it.

Coal is dying all by itself

Since 2008, the coal industry shed nearly 50,000 jobs, while natural gas and renewable energy added four times that number.

What do green activists think about Hillary Clinton?

Many climate hawks won't be cheap dates this time around. They want Hillary to commit to keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

Feral cats are literally eating all of Australia’s wildlife

Cats, not satisfied with ruining Jonathan Franzen's weekend, turn their beady little eyes to the Land Down Under.

In Wyoming, climate change is all too real

Snow is melting earlier in the northwest region of the state, which has profound consequences for Wyoming's agriculture.

Permafrost may not be the ticking “carbon bomb” scientists once thought

It'll be more of a slow leak -- but the impact of emissions will still be great, new research suggests.

Grab your hats, East Coast — the worms are back

The cankerworm invasion continues -- and it's especially bad in cities.

Vitamins aren’t miracle cures — and that’s just fine

The author of a new book about our obsession with vitamins talks about the quest for nutritional certainty and the value of embracing how little we really know.

Beneath the tar sands is even dirtier oil, and industry is salivating over it

Oil companies are buying rights to extract crude from bitumen carbonates in Alberta, even though it's hard-to-reach, expensive, and filthy.

Why Obama linked climate change to his daughter’s asthma

By bringing Malia into the conversation, Obama is putting more emotional oomph behind his climate policy.

David Roberts’ top 13 greatest hits

He's leaving Grist after more than a decade, but at least we have 6,400 blog posts to remember him by. Here are some favorites.

Are states actually protecting the most vulnerable with their justice policies?

A new study suggests that there's little substance to most state environmental justice policies.

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