Publication: Grist Magazine

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New climate time machine is not a DeLorean, but it’s almost as cool

If you could turn back time, would you kill Hitler ? Sing to sailors while straddling a cannon ? Of course you wouldn’t! (Although that last one is quite tempting.) You would find out whether it was raining in the Sargasso Sea on June 3, 1902, and report ... [Published Grist Magazine - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

This is what happens when you crowdfund an awesome marine park

The island nation of Palau may be small — 177 square miles, to be exact — but it is not afraid of making big unprecedented moves when it comes to its fish. In February, the Micronesian country banned all commercial fishing in its waters, a major first ... [Published Grist Magazine - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Teen killed in New Orleans believed in the power of food justice and gardens

I met George Carter when he was 10 years old, at a banquet where his organization, Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools *, was receiving an award. The “Rethinkers” are young people who came together in 2006, after Hurricane Katrina, to ensure that students’ ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Watch dinosaurs defend the Gates Foundation’s farm policy

Some food activists are extremely worried about all the money the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives to help farmers. These groups, for instance, met recently to oppose the charity . That’s pretty unusual. It’s one thing to protest extractive companies cutting ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

Those feisty, litigious climate-hawk kids just won’t go away. Back in 2011 , we wrote about a group of witty whippersnappers that filed a lawsuit against the federal government. The premise: The government must take action to protect the atmosphere for ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.K. climate activists take aim at banks

There’s a new divestment movement in town. It has not set its sights on universities or pension funds or foundations or churches or Rockefellers . These are the usual targets for divestment campaigns because they (a) have a lot of money and (b) like to ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

We were promised methane regulations! Where are our methane regulations?!

To the tune of “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?”: How do you solve a problem like methane? If you can figure out how to keep it from floating away into the atmosphere, you can burn it as fuel . If you can’t, it drifts up into the troposphere, where ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct

By now, most people are aware that solar power — particularly distributed solar power, in the form of rooftop panels — poses a threat to power utilities . And utilities are fighting back, attempting to impose additional fees and restrictions on solar ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

These conservatives make the case for vibrant cities. Most of their friends ignore them.

At first glance, smart growth and New Urbanism would seem like issues that break down along typical partisan and ideological divides. Democrats, like President Obama with his Partnership for Sustainable Communities , support transit-oriented development ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Clean energy advocates need to speak up if they want black lawmakers to hear them

Here’s a quick summary of last week’s series on the debate over “net metering” — allowing people who install solar panels on their rooftops to sell unused electricity back to the grid:A political resolution has been circulating that would blunt the growth ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Vegan because plants don’t have feelings? You’re going to need a new reason.

We’ve all been to that dark, dreaded place deep in the corners of our minds before, a place where few care to linger. In the produce aisle, the backyard vegetable garden, reaching for seconds from the salad bowl … do plants know when we’re eating the ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our favorite Pope still needs to address one major issue

Pope Francis, a.k.a. the Ultimate Chill Dude Pope of All Time (UCDPAT), has been a publicity dream for the Catholic Church. Even on Grist, we’ve sung his praises for his love of public transit and calls to action regarding climate change . There’s just ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 17 2014]

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Teen killed in New Orleans believed in the powe... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
Watch dinosaurs defend the Gates Foundation’s f... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
These teens are taking their climate lawsuit al... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
We were promised methane regulations! Where are... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
U.K. climate activists take aim at banks [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
These conservatives make the case for vibrant c... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
Clean energy advocates need to speak up if they... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Vegan because plants don’t have feelings? You’r... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Our favorite Pope still needs to address one ma... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
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