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

Blog Post Archive

New York is about to get safer for walkers — if the NYPD does its job

The city is lowering its default speed limit, which will prevent pedestrian deaths, assuming the cops actually enforce the law.

A new rallying cry for the big game: Save the mascot!

Many of the critters that adorn our T-shirts and fan hats are in serious trouble. Here's what we can do about it.

Democrats: Coal country is just not that into you

Dems should stop wasting time trying to win over rural whites and instead embrace the diverse, urban voters who value a clean environment.

Today, “Made in Detroit” is a label in search of a story

The archetypal factory town struggles to turn "manufacturing renaissance" from a slogan into a reality.

Here’s how Dirty Energy is co-opting black lawmakers

A Tea Party mouthpiece says Obama's plan to clean up power plants is the "green movement's new Jim Crow." You'll be amazed at who's buying it.

Should big business get out of the food business?

When it comes to food and farming technology, our political and economic beliefs trump the field knowledge of what works and what doesn't.

What’s the most energy-efficient way to charge my cellphone?

A reader wonders if it's better to plug into the wall or his laptop. Umbra hooks him up with the latest in charger technology.

What to do with an overload of cauliflower

Cauliflower's delicate taste makes it an excellent foil to more flavorful ingredients. Pasta with Slow-Cooked Cauliflower, Anchovies, and Garlic will teach you the ways.

This hockey legend wants to put dirty energy in the penalty box

Twenty years ago Mike Richter helped the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup. Now he wants to rack up wins for the climate.

Frackers are dumping toxic waste into California’s groundwater

Billions of gallons of contaminated wastewater are threatening the state's shrinking water supply.

Ben & Jerry’s is fighting GMOs with fudge brownie ice cream

The do-gooder ice-cream makers are supporting the GMO-labeling initiative in Oregon with a "Food Fight" flavor.

Alaska’s stranded walruses face a new threat: oil drillers

Turns out melting ice isn't the only thing the walruses have to worry about.

Why climate hawks should still vote for fossil-fuel-loving Democrats

Even the Democratic Senate candidates who support the coal and oil industry are way better than their Republican opponents.

Republicans flail about looking for alternative to climate denialism

The GOP position on climate change is unstable, both intellectually and politically, and it's getting ever more awkward for candidates to stick to it.

California is No. 1 in prepping for climate change

According to a nifty new tool, California is out front with climate adaptation. Where you at, New York?

Can Whole Foods serve Southside Chicago’s soul?

Whole Food is breaking ground in Southside Chicago, but can it also break down issues of gentrification and discrimination?

Naomi Klein says climate activists need to get comfortable attacking capitalism

Klein dropped by the Grist office to chat with David Roberts about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate."

311,000 climate protesters marched in New York. What’s next?

Here are some of the causes and projects climate marchers are likely to be putting their shoulders behind in the wake of September's mass event.

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