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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Grist Environmental

an oral history of An Inconvenient Truth

Recent Posts

CLIMATE & ENERGY

It’s only June, and Arctic sea ice already hit a new low

Ice cover disappeared at an average rate of 29,000 miles a day.
POLAR ATTRACTION

Obama still hasn’t banned Arctic drilling, but he just made it more annoying

If anyone is still determined to drill in the Arctic, it’ll cost them a lot of $$$.
DON'T FLY LIKE AN EAGLE

Congressman wants EPA officials on the no-fly list

Because environmental regulators in coach is really the battle we need to be fighting right now.
NEWS

Alberta wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history

At $2.8 billion, that's more than double the second-costliest disaster.
CLIMATE & ENERGY

Rising seas are lapping at the doors of Trump’s real estate empire

"You're fired!" says the ocean.
NEWS

GOP lawmaker says EPA is absurd, irresponsible, and “un-American”

We may have time-traveled to the 1950s, folks.
FOOD

Congress pledges billions to the world’s small farmers

Forget the GMO-labeling bill. Here's one that matters.
FLEX YOUR MUSSELS

Ocean acidification is eating into mussels

Changing oceans are making it harder for the bivalves to hang on -- literally.
BLURRED LINES

I just got new glasses. Should I recycle my old ones?

Is it pointless to donate or recycle old eyeglasses? Advice maven Umbra Fisk takes a look.

More Posts

OFF THE RAILS

Explosive oil trains are feeling some serious heat this week

Protestors across the U.S. are trying to take down this deadly public health threat.
BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY

Senate passes GMO-labeling bill

Partisans on both sides hate it.
LIVING

New York City hopes a 10-foot wall can save it from rising seas

Now New York really is New Amsterdam.
TRUMPED

Obama gets riled up about Trump and climate change

When Obama and Clinton team up, climate change is front and center.
WALK IT OUT

The key to fighting climate change and mortality? Walkable cities

Watch how to make your city better for humans — not cars -- to get around.
FOOD

Advertising to kids isn’t good, it’s grrreat!

A bit of marketing from Brian Broccoli and Suzy Sweetpea drives kids to the salad bar.
CLIMATE & ENERGY

Carbon prices are way down, thanks to the Supreme Court’s hold on Clean Power Plan

How is this going to affect cap-and-trade plans? Let’s ask the oracle.
LIFE'S A BEACH

Why is a ton of trash washing up on beaches in Hong Kong? It’s a mystery!

But we have a guess.
A (PIPE)LINE IN THE (TAR) SAND

Canada just shut down another major pipeline proposal

Northern Gateway is the latest tar sands pipeline to run afoul of the law.
NEWS

After 71 million trips, bike shares see their first fatality

And it likely could have been prevented with some pretty basic infrastructure.
ELECTION 2016

Coal baron is trying to elect Trump with old tricks

Murray Energy blames all future layoffs on those no-good Democrats.
POLITICS

The crazy true story of how George W. Bush secretly tried to raise the gas tax

Turns out that when Dubyah called for the country to kick its oil addiction, he meant it. But then things got messy.