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Climate refugees, DO NOT MOVE TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Many Seattle residents revere Cliff Mass as the Yoda of weather in the Northwest. On his blog and through spots in local media , this professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington helps us process our snowpocalypses and measure out ... [Published Grist Magazine - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

In Michigan, the drilling wars are infesting the Twitter stream

I’ve been in Michigan for the last few days, researching Detroit’s water crisis. Yesterday, it became pretty obvious that my phone had figured out that we had arrived in the Mitten State :Why no, I was not aware that “energy development” contributes $15.8 ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

This gigantic urban “skyfarm” looks like a tree and grows food for the masses

I know what you’re thinking, but Skyfarm is not the latest Tom Cruise sci-fi failure. Skyfarm is one possible solution to a lot of the problems with high-density urban living.Concieved by the folks at Aprilli Design Studios for Seoul, South Korea , the ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from Detroit: And now for a completely different kind of Canadian pipeline

I was loading boxes of water onto a truck in Detroit yesterday when I heard the news: A convoy from the Council of Canadians was coming over the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, bearing gifts of water. “Really, Canada?” I thought. “We’re practically in ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Northwest wildfires: We broke the forests, now we need to fix them

The Northwest is ablaze. Both Washington and Oregon are in official states of emergency as dozens of fires burn on forests and rangelands. Rainy weather in some areas has helped firefighters in the past few days, but according to the federal government’s ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Drilling in Pennsylvania has damaged the water supply 209 times in last seven years

Whether or not you think that’s alright depends on your perspective. According to Patrick Creighton, those numbers are pretty good – so many oil and natural gas wells have been drilled in Pennsylvania in the past seven years that 209 problem wells is ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Millions alive today would have to die before the paleo diet could take over

The idea of going paleo is attractive to someone like me, who feels he is living in an unhealthy, vapid world of consumerism. The sprawl of modern humanity is clearly unhealthy for earth’s biodiversity and for the stability of our climate. And it makes ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Could drones be our secret weapon in the fight against Big Ag?

If you were privy to everything that went on inside a factory farm, you might never want to eat again.  Manure lagoons fester . Animals cram  into tiny spaces . Unsanitary conditions abound. Which is exactly why Big Ag would rather you just didn’t know. ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Swedes really are better at everything, including setting their garbage on fire

Do you have something in your life that’s causing you shame? Here’s an idea from the Swedes: Set it on fire.Some helpful examples:1. That American Apparel dress that you wore approximately 15 Saturdays in a row during your sophomore year of college. LIGHT ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Punk strife and farm life pair remarkably well

/ Shutterstock / SergioHere is something you’ve almost definitely never thought about: Rural punks! Punks in the country!How does that even work, exactly? Does a shredded Black Flag T-shirt go with a Dodge pickup? Can one maintain a deep-seated rage against ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Colbert can’t wait to belch exhaust all over bicyclists & hybrid cars

Greens had Stephen Colbert seeing red, so he was excited to hear about a new anti-environmentalist trend: coal rolling. “Coal rollers modify their diesel pickups to get shittier mileage and belch as much pollution as possible,” explains Jim Meyer . The ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Another reason kelp will win over hipsters’ hearts: Craft beer

Valentyn VolkovYesterday, I gave you the top reasons why kelp could bump out kale as hipsterdom’s star vegetable — it’s environmentally friendly, nutritious, and delicious (maybe?). If seaweed really wants to reign king, what better way to win cool hearts ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 17 2014]

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Climate refugees, DO NOT MOVE TO THE PACIFIC NO... [Published Grist Magazine - 15 hours ago]
In Michigan, the drilling wars are infesting th... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
This gigantic urban “skyfarm” looks like a tree... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Letter from Detroit: And now for a completely d... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Northwest wildfires: We broke the forests, now ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Drilling in Pennsylvania has damaged the water ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Millions alive today would have to die before t... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Swedes really are better at everything, includi... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Could drones be our secret weapon in the fight ... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
Punk strife and farm life pair remarkably well [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Stephen Colbert can’t wait to belch exhaust all... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Another reason kelp will win over hipsters’ hea... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
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Liz Cheney scorns climate action just as much a... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
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John Oliver’s Antarctic tourism PSA: “Stick you... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
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Billions of oil dollars will buy you the larges... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
House Republicans to EPA: “We’ll take your mone... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
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Enough of the climate-denying clowns, say BBC b... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
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