Publication: Grist Magazine

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

David Roberts’ top 10 greatest hits

Grist climate and energy blogger David Roberts is about to return from a year-long sabbatical . So it’s the perfect time to revisit the top 10 posts from his 10 years of writing for Grist.• The medium chill . Roberts describes his efforts to step off ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

This California bill will make electric cars way less pretentious

Finally, electric cars are for everybody, and not just the snooty, Prius-driving set: California’s legislature has just passed a first-of-its-kind bill that would up the number of electric cars on the state’s roadways by increasing their availability ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Empty study paves the way for fracking in California

Well, there you have it, ladies and gents: Fracking’s just fine ! A study  found no significant evidence to suggest that fracking and similar extraction techniques are harmful to the environment.Energy companies poised to dig into California’s reserves are ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Renewable energy is up, but renewable investment isn’t

Do you want the good news or the bad news?28 Aug 2014 8:04 PM    ×Here’s optimistic news: Last year marked the strongest boom in green energy yet, with 22 percent of the world’s electricity produced by wind, solar, or other renewable energy sour ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Good news — you can now buy makeup that supports gender equity! (Bear with us.)

Now that we’re well into the 21 st century, here’s the status of women in the workplace: way, way better than 50 years ago , but still not great.Women still make, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts. That gap has been ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why Republicans won’t back a carbon tax

Sorry to burst your bubble28 Aug 2014 6:22 AM    ×Climate change activists across the political spectrum fantasize about it. No, it’s not another Kanye West video of snowy mountains and a topless Kim Kardashian. It’s a carbon tax.Republicans, as ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why Delaware is doing climate change mitigation right

Carl SchmidtAdapting Chicken Production to Climate Change Through BreedingNewark, Del.Delaware’s official state bird is a chicken — the Delaware Blue Hen, to be exact. Dr. Carl Schmidt at the University of Delaware heads a team that’s developing a breed ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Europe’s power plants are going the way of the dinosaurs

Solar power, better batteries, and electric vehicles are the dream team of renewable energy. I mean, they belong up there with famous trios like Pavarotti, Carreras, and Domingo and Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney.Now the green energy darlings are banding together ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is terrifying

Yep, we know that greenhouse gas emissions are through the roof, and that  climate change is already happening in a big, bad way, and that it’s only getting worse. But did you see the news stories about the  latest draft report  from the Intergovernmental ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Can’t decide whether to go to the big climate march? This might convince you

Have you been dithering over whether to make your way to the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21? Maybe this will inspire you to just book that train , bus , or ride-share spot already:It’s the trailer for Disruption , a climate documentary ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why California is doing tofu right

Matthew SchmitTofu Shop Specialty FoodsArcata, Calif.Californians may bristle at tofu being representative of their state. To which we say: Get over it! Besides, tofu made its American debut in the Golden State: The first tofu processor in the United ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Done shivering? Now try the rice bucket challenge

If you,  like the reader who recently wrote to Umbra , are concerned that the massively popular and  totally unending  ALS Ice Bucket Challenge poses a threat to our precious fresh water sources, never fear! You can always join India and use rice .Last ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 26 2014]

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“If I pull-up at a food truck in Williamsburg, there will be four guys asking, ‘Can you take us to Long Island? "” Deshmukh blames it partly on tooling around in a 2009 SUV and was told the GPS sitting on his dashboard gives the wrong impression. … “The best line so far is, ‘Are you Uber? Well can you just be, can we go?" ” he said
“What do you mean ‘new? "” said Kozma. “How many shipments do you know about?”"

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This California bill will make electric cars wa... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Empty study paves the way for fracking in Calif... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
David Roberts’ top 10 greatest hits [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Renewable energy is up, but renewable investmen... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Good news — you can now buy makeup that support... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Why Republicans won’t back a carbon tax [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Why Delaware is doing climate change mitigation... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Can’t decide whether to go to the big climate m... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is t... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Europe’s power plants are going the way of the ... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Why California is doing tofu right [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Done shivering? Now try the rice bucket challenge [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” e... [Published Grist Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
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