Publikation: Grist Magazine

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This company invented a better soda can. Why isn’t anybody buying?

Earlier this month, Novelis — the largest aluminum recycler in the world — opened up a brand new $260 million plant in Germany and set up shop to make the “evercan,” a beverage can sourced from 90 percent recycled aluminum. Despite being cheaper to make ... [Published Grist Magazine - 2 hours ago]
Publicerad 5 hours ago - uppdaterad 5 hours ago - 1 rapporter

Sorry, but your shrimp platter didn’t come from the Gulf

We already knew about the mangroves . We knew about the bycatch and habitat destruction. Heck, we knew about the whole SLAVERY thing , but that didn’t stop us from gobbling shrimp scampi like they’re going extinct. And, still, we hoped there might be ... [Published Grist Magazine - 5 hours ago]
Publicerad Oct 29 2014 - uppdaterad 12 hours ago - 1 rapporter

You’re supporting China’s dirty habit

If you’ve recently purchased a new iPhone, or a fancy T-shirt, or a children’s toy … or really virtually any consumer or industrial good, there’s a strong chance that a giant ship ferried it from or through China. China, dubbed “the world’s factory” for ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Publicerad Oct 29 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 29 2014 - 1 rapporter

How to eat local during the zombie apocalypse

Admit it: You’ve been watching too many horror movies this week — which means you’ve probably also been planning your survival strategy for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. Familiar questions include: ‘Hit the gun shop with all the other trigger-happy ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Publicerad Oct 29 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 29 2014 - 1 rapporter

Food expiration dates are garbage. Here’s a new label that’ll make you think before you toss.

Food expiration dates are for wussies. No seriously, they’re really not that important. Dates on labels like “best by,” “best-before,” or “enjoy by” are actually just guidelines from food manufacturers advising retailers when they think their food will ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Publicerad Oct 29 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 29 2014 - 1 rapporter

Uber says half its drivers make $90K a year — yeah, right.

While we’re technically pro- anything that can convince people to ditch their cars , we can’t ignore that Uber has come under fire for underpaying its workers, undercutting taxi regulations, and just generally being a pushy dudebro tech company.Recent ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Publicerad Oct 28 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 28 2014 - 1 rapporter

The craziest things Republican candidates have said about climate change in one video

Can the GOP’s 2014 candidates give a straight answer on climate change? It appears not.Many Republican candidates have offered roundabout answers to climate change questions. Some have said the climate isn’t changing at all, while others have disputed ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
Publicerad Oct 28 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 28 2014 - 1 rapporter

John Oliver’s takedown of the sugar industry is pretty sweet

Last night, John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight got a jumpstart  on this week’s news: SUGAR!!! (Brought to you by the makers of Halloween™.) And instead of making fun of obese, diabetic, candy-gobbling Americans — which is easy, considering that we’ll spend ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
Publicerad Oct 27 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 27 2014 - 1 rapporter

This plane could lower carbon emissions — and give everyone a window seat

The Center for Process Innovation (CPI) recently proposed an airplane design with floor-to-ceiling wraparound screens that make those tiny, frustrating monitors on the back of seats look like child’s play.Also a thing of the past? Windows. The design ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
Publicerad Oct 27 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 27 2014 - 1 rapporter

Will falling gas prices be bad for the climate?

Oil prices are dropping, and while that might seem like good news for drivers, it could be bad new for our climate.Crude oil prices have hovered around $100 per gallon in recent years, but they’ve been steadily dropping for the last two months and may ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
Publicerad Oct 27 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 27 2014 - 1 rapporter

Is it better to crank up the thermostat or buy a space heater?

Q. When trying to boost the comfort and winter warmth in my home, is it better to turn down the thermostat and place a space heater in the room we are using, or should I just turn up the thermostat? If a space heater is the answer, what kind is best ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
Publicerad Oct 26 2014 - uppdaterad Oct 26 2014 - 1 rapporter

This man wants to stop America’s salad bowl from being fracked

Cliquea aqui para leer esta historia en español.A black 1957 convertible Jaguar cruises up the California coast on Highway 1, hugging the sea. Ocean lathers the rocks. The car heads north between Big Sur and Carmel with the top down and the radio on. ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 26 2014]

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This company invented a better soda can. Why is... [Published Grist Magazine - 2 hours ago]
Sorry, but your shrimp platter didn’t come from... [Published Grist Magazine - 5 hours ago]
How to eat local during the zombie apocalypse [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
You’re supporting China’s dirty habit [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Food expiration dates are garbage. Here’s a new... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Uber says half its drivers make $90K a year — y... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
The craziest things Republican candidates have ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
John Oliver’s takedown of the sugar industry is... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
This plane could lower carbon emissions — and g... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
Will falling gas prices be bad for the climate? [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
Is it better to crank up the thermostat or buy ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 27 2014]
This man wants to stop America’s salad bowl fro... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 26 2014]
Environmentalists don’t like Europe’s new clima... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 25 2014]
Climate change makes us want to punch someone, ... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 25 2014]
Walmart isn’t really green, just really big [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
New climate time machine is not a DeLorean, but... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
This is what happens when you crowdfund an awes... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
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]
Video: Neil Young, Stephen Colbert sing to save... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
Save the climate, pay a farmer [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Ron Paul and Rand Paul have crazy things to say... [Published Grist Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
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