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URL :http://grist.org/
Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15885
Posts / Week:44.7
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Debating a climate denier? It’s OK to be smart.

This video has some tips and tricks to keep you afloat in your next conversation with the climate-impaired.

How to get rid of everything you own without leaving the house

Overrated: possessions and a bathroom sink. Just as advertised: Grist and legal weed.

Climate deniers don’t deserve to be called “skeptics,” scientists say

Bill Nye and other scientists are calling on the media to stop conflating the terms.

Green groups have one less excuse for being so white

Environmental groups have long known that they're hurting in the diversity department. A new partnership has set out to fix that.

You can totally recycle unrecyclable plastic. Right?

A reader wonders if it's OK to to recycle containers made of goodness-knows-what. Umbra says, "Goodness! No! What?"

A BP spill’s worth of methane is leaking from the ocean off of Washington every year

And as ocean temperatures climb, we could see even larger releases of deep-sea methane from the region, a bummer of a new study finds.

Behold the nightmare Manhattan would become if everyone commuted by car

Without public transit, New York would have to build nearly 50 multi-lane bridges to accommodate its commuters. Yikes.

Michigan thinks burning tires counts as renewable energy

A Michigan bill aims to classify fuel made by burning tires and hazardous industrial waste as renewable energy, but environmentalists say that's setting a dangerous precedent.

Why I’m breaking up with Uber

Uber, I loved you, but your disregard for women's safety is bringing me down.

Now bike messengers will run lights to deliver your Amazon

Drones are out, cyclists are in for the company's latest strategy to undercut brick-and-mortar.

Night-proof your bike by turning it into a giant reflector

Emily Thibodeau, of Boston-based Hub Powderworks, coats entire bike frames in a special type of newfangled, super reflective paint.

No one sucks on climate change like Australia, mate

Performance index released at Lima climate talks puts Denmark in the best-performing slot, followed by Sweden and Britain.

What would it mean for the environment if Hillary targeted pickup-driving country fans?

Trying to appeal to rural white voters is the wrong way for a Democrat to win the White House. And it would be bad for the climate too.

These crazy maps show just how much ground roads cover

When you look at all the roads in your state, you can learn a lot about how we rewrite the land we live on.

USDA dumps millions in lunch money on local food

Could the long national nightmare of gross school lunches be drawing to a close? Not yet, but this is a good start.

Here’s why the Freedom Tower isn’t the greenest skyscraper in America

Under pressure to get a publishing giant into the iconic tower, the site's developers may have sacrificed a core part of its green plans.

Sea swallows the last house in doomed Virginia beach town

In the 1950s, developers pitched Cedar Island, Va., as the next great East Coast beach resort. That dream is now completely gone.

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