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  • One big march, lots of little messages

    21 September 2014, 11:06 pm by: Ben Adler

    Organizers estimate that 310,000 people joined the New York climate march, and each one had a point to hammer home.
  • Check out these great photos of the NYC climate march

    21 September 2014, 7:12 pm by: Grist staff

    More than 310,000 climate-concerned citizens hit the streets of New York for the People's Climate March. Here's what some of them looked like.
  • This video shows just how awesomely huge the People’s Climate March was

    21 September 2014, 6:00 pm by: Grist staff

    Damn, that was big! The march in New York City on Sunday brought out record crowds.
  • Peacekeepers and direct-action proponents prepare for climate protest, in very different ways

    21 September 2014, 11:48 am by: Heather Smith

    Tips: Keep your phone in your pocket, and practice being water.
  • Liveblog: Come along with us to the People’s Climate March

    21 September 2014, 11:31 am by: Climate Desk

    Stay tuned for updates on the biggest climate action the world has ever seen.
  • Forage for wild seeds today, munch on crunchy granola tomorrow

    21 September 2014, 7:33 am by: Tama Matsuoka Wong

    Foraged plants are always more fun to cook. Here's how to make granola with wild foxtail millet.
  • Even the U.N. building is getting into the spirit

    20 September 2014, 10:57 pm by: Grist staff

    Spotted in NYC: a message of hope on the U.N. headquarters building, ahead of Sunday's People's Climate March and Tuesday's U.N. Climate Summit.
  • Here’s your anthem for the People’s Climate March

    20 September 2014, 8:45 pm by: Grist staff

    Antonique Smith has covered Marvin Gaye's classic "Mercy Mercy Me," and it's more apt than ever in our climate-changed times.
  • What to do when you’re running out of time on climate change

    20 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Rebecca Solnit

    Time to start rocking the climate-change boat. Before time runs out.
  • 11 short stories about the People’s Climate Train

    20 September 2014, 5:18 am by: Heather Smith

    Singing, burning sage, chowing down, and getting robbed on a cross-country train full of protesters en route to New York's big march.
  • Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

    19 September 2014, 8:39 pm by: Sam Bliss

    Oregon and Washington stealthily finance fossil fuel projects despite their governors' climate-caring rhetoric.
  • Population could hit 12 billion, unless, you know, birth control

    19 September 2014, 7:11 pm by: Liz Core

    The world's population could rise to between 9.6 billion and 12.3 billion by the end of the century. The thing that'll slow it? Improving women's health care.
  • We’re way more screwed than we were the last time the U.N. had a big climate meeting

    19 September 2014, 6:54 pm by: Ben Adler

    It's been five years since the Copenhagen climate conference, and things have just gotten worse.
  • Time to march for the climate, then “Shmoney dance to the polls”

    19 September 2014, 5:50 pm by: Brentin Mock

    Climate justice leader Kari Fulton says the march in New York City this weekend is just the beginning.
  • Where are the ocean heroes of our childhood now? All washed up

    19 September 2014, 5:20 pm by: Ted Alvarez

    Not unlike Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus, these sea stars get distinctly less Disney-approved when the franchise ends.
  • Antarctic sea ice hits a record max, and that’s not good

    19 September 2014, 3:16 pm by: John Metcalfe

    The increase in ice may actually be a sign the warming continent is in trouble.
  • Media coverage creates oil spill amnesia — so don’t read this!

    19 September 2014, 1:46 pm by: Jim Meyer

    News accounts of eco-disasters give us a false sense that everything is going to be OK. Because we really, really want everything to be OK.
  • Good news! There’s bad news for coal

    19 September 2014, 12:03 pm by: David Roberts

    The enemy of the human race takes a few hits.
  • Why North Dakota is doing caviar right

    19 September 2014, 11:20 am by: Eve Andrews

    How Williston's North Star Caviar is building a better food system.
  • Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capitalism will destroy civilization

    19 September 2014, 10:44 am by: Joseph Romm

    Klein's new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate," argues that it's now too late for incremental steps to fight climate change. We have go big.
  • Headed to the climate march? Here’s what to do (and where to eat cupcakes)

    19 September 2014, 9:01 am by: Liz Core

    If you're going to Climate Week NYC, check out this list of interesting events.
  • California is (finally) taking steps to regulate its groundwater

    19 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Madeleine Thomas

    Thirsty Californians now need to think twice before they tap that aquifer.
  • The farmers should show up to the climate march

    19 September 2014, 7:22 am by: Nathanael Johnson

    Farmers of all sizes should and do care about climate. Why shouldn't they all -- conventional and organic, big and small -- come out for Sunday's big protest?
  • Use your dead pet to power the grid. It’s what Miss Toots would have wanted

    19 September 2014, 6:04 am by: Eve Andrews

    Pet cemeteries are the new Hummers, enormous animal corpse processors are the new Teslas!
  • What climate marchers learned from anti-nuke organizers

    18 September 2014, 5:22 pm by: Ben Adler

    The largest demonstration in U.S. history was a nuclear disarmament rally in New York in 1982. Today's climate activists are following that lead.
  • We just had the hottest August ever

    18 September 2014, 4:56 pm by: Amelia Urry

    This summer brought a number of new heat records -- most worryingly, the hottest oceans on record.
  • At continent’s edge, a rail epic concludes, pursued by tank cars

    18 September 2014, 3:50 pm by: Heather Smith

    There's nothing quite like the conversations you have on a long railroad trip. But sooner or later, even the wildest digressions have to end.
  • On climate, how far gone is the far right? (Spoiler: far)

    18 September 2014, 1:44 pm by: David Roberts

    Climate communicators badly want to believe that it's possible to reach the Tea Party. Recent episodes from far-right conservatism cast doubt on that proposition.
  • Why Scotland’s independence vote matters for climate change

    18 September 2014, 12:53 pm by: James West

    How would an independent Scotland pay for its clean energy future?
  • Why North Carolina is doing jam right

    18 September 2014, 12:16 pm by: Eve Andrews

    How Farmer's Daughter is building a better food system in the North Carolina Piedmont.

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