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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Self-destruction genes could keep GMOs from spilling into the wild

Biotech researchers think they've found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

Obama’s trade agenda is a disaster for the environment, greens warn

The president wants to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals. Republicans are down with that. Democrats and enviros are not.

India invites Obama over, but wants 350.org and Sierra Club to stay home

The Indian government is cracking down on climate groups that oppose coal projects, just ahead of Obama's planned state visit.

We only got 3 minutes to save the world

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists ticks its Doomsday Clock closer to midnight.

When it comes to efficiency, U.S. military soldiers on

The military is trying to shift the habits, routines, and practices of individual service members.

This chart of rising ocean temperatures is terrifying

NOAA's graph can't even handle the ocean's rising temperature... and neither can we.

Senator clears humans of climate change using acclaimed scientific journal

Watch Sen. James Inhofe cite the Bible to prove that humans aren't causing climate change.

How Citizens United paved the way for Big Oil’s bribes

It's been five years since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling, which cleared the way for a huge influx of dirty-energy money into politics.

Bill and Melinda Gates plan to end hunger in Africa in 15 years

In their latest annual letter, the philanthropists also see big opportunities for helping poor farmers succeed and eradicating some diseases.

Now Republicans are trying to block international climate deals

James Inhofe, the Senate's leading climate denier, is leading the charge to undermine the U.S.-China climate pact and a future Paris agreement.

Exclusive: Mandolin Orange’s intimate “Wake Me” performance at Pickathon

Mandolin Orange gives a stunning performance for Grist's Pickathon On the Farm series.

Big palm oil trader’s website begins to deliver on sustainability pledge

Wilmar International is posting information about its supply chain -- and taking complaints if it falls short on its forest-saving commitments.

Greens who want results should take lessons from the grassroots

In Turkey Creek, Miss., environmental justice activists have won by forging uneasy alliances. Welcome to your new reality, Big Greens.

Pesticides just got a whole lot smaller. Is that a good thing?

Nanopesticides herald the extreme tinification of agricultural chemicals and could spark a farming revolution. Gulp?

Where can I find the most eco-friendly surf gear?

A reader wonders if she can hang 10 without leaving the planet in the soup. Umbra steps into the green room.

Senate: Climate change is real. Who did it? Search us.

98 of our 100 senior legislators are now on the record that climate change is not fictional. But don't start telling them that people are responsible.

Pharrell wants “literally all of humanity to harmonize” on climate change

The hip-hop mogul announced today at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos that he and Al Gore are organizing Live Earth: Road to Paris.

This new underground bike park totally rules

Built some 75 feet underground, Louisville's Mega Cavern is the latest in a run of ridonculous urban bike parks. Sick, brah!

Picky eaters — like penguins and my cousin Jables — could starve under climate change

Specialist eaters like chinstrap penguins could face species-ending food shortages, while generalists like gentoo penguins thrive.

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