The latest dirty player in the...

Nov 15, 2012 by

There’s an expression that no one uses anymore:

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Obama Vows to Take Personal Ch...

Nov 15, 2012 by

President acknowledges first term made only limited progress on the contentious issue that has lit up since hurricane Sandy.

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The “Fiscal Cliff” Is a Hoax …...

Nov 14, 2012 by

They’re dashing through the corridors of power in Washington with appropriately grim expressions this week.

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Obama Calls Out GOP on Benghaz...

Nov 14, 2012 by

Climate change, immigration, job creation and a refusal to extend tax cuts for the wealthy…

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8 Environmental Rules That Wer...

Nov 14, 2012 by

Now that the election is over and Barack Obama will be staying in the White House for another four years…

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Fiscal Cliff Threatens Environ...

Nov 14, 2012 by

Americans elected clean energy and clean air champions up and down the ticket last week.

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John Boehner’s discouraging vi...

Nov 14, 2012 by

SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER has made some encouraging statements since last week’s election..

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Lame duck Congress may decide ...

Nov 13, 2012 by

Today, a bunch of politicians who lost their jobs last week are headed back to Capitol Hill to vote on legislation.

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2012: Hot, costly, and ready f...

Nov 13, 2012 by

2012 has been, to date, the hottest year on record.

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Will Obama’s second term bring...

Nov 13, 2012 by

While Grist gamely speculated on what a Romney administration would have meant for food and farm policy…

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Population growth and the road...

Nov 12, 2012 by

Imagine for a moment that planet Earth isn’t running out of anything.

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Do environmental groups deserv...

Nov 12, 2012 by

Martin Heinrich (D) won election to the U.S. Senate from New Mexico last Tuesday..

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Farm Bill Could Hinge On Budge...

Nov 10, 2012 by

A farm bill that stalled in Congress before the election could see quick action by the end of the year..

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Obama Won, But He Still Has to...

Nov 10, 2012 by

It’s no small obstacle that tens of millions of voters think government is the problem.

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Barbara Ehrenreich: Obama, Kis...

Nov 9, 2012 by

Mr. President, bail out your real constituency.

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Science Panel Warns Spy Agenci...

Nov 9, 2012 by

For years, there’s been a building chorus of warnings on the looming prospect of “climate conflict”…

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Did Monsanto Win Prop 37? Roun...

Nov 9, 2012 by

Prop 37 has exposed the dark side of Big Ag and Big Food..

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What a Cabinet shake-up could ...

Nov 8, 2012 by

Now that the occupant of the Oval Office is settled, speculation turns to the room down the hall.

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A Change in the Weather on Wal...

Nov 8, 2012 by

Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.

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Will Storm’s Wall Street Impac...

Nov 8, 2012 by

I encourage you to read Tina Rosenberg’s Fixes post…

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Prop 37 GMO Labeling Law Defea...

Nov 8, 2012 by

Proponents of Proposition 37, the California ballot measure that would have required labeling of genetically engineered foods…

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The Times’ thorough overview o...

Nov 8, 2012 by

In the New York Times today is a handy overview of environmental politics over the course of Obama’s first term…

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Obama’s Fossil Fuel Poli...

Nov 7, 2012 by

[Translate]   Posted: 11/07/2012 3:47 pm EST 2 6 1 3 Get Green Alerts: Sign Up React: Inspiring Enlightening Infuriating Scary...

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Beyond Obama: Here are green b...

Nov 7, 2012 by

Here at Grist, we’ve been following a lot more than the presidential campaign.

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How the Religious Right Is Fue...

Nov 7, 2012 by

Radical religious activists promote anti-science bills…

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A Scientist Who Foresaw New Yo...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Klaus Jacob, a Columbia University earth scientist who pretty precisely projected the flooding a big hurricane surge could cause in New York City…

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The Name of the Hurricane Is C...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Consider me lucky. Yes, Sandy made a modest mess of my life. I had to cancel a trip to Chicago..

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Why the Outcome of the Electio...

Nov 5, 2012 by

Many of my friends are excited about the coming election, but also frightened.

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The grim fight for renewable e...

Nov 5, 2012 by

Last week, we somewhat pessimistically suggested that President Clinton’s advocacy for Michigan’s renewable energy ballot measure…

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The night their roofs became l...

Nov 4, 2012 by

When the storm hit, Philip Ferrante’s house was spared. But his neighbors down the street weren’t so lucky, so he bought a vanload of supplies with his own money and began driving around.

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