In defense of darkness

Artificial light is polluting the night sky. What do we stand to lose?

200 million acres of forest cover have been lost since 1960

“Unprecedented” logging, mining, and agricultural expansion are razing forests faster than they can replenish, report finds.

Humidity, the mosquito, and me

Mosquitoes and I cherish the same thing when it comes to our ideal summer weather: mugginess.

In exchange for climate legislation, Joe Manchin was promised a pipeline. Will he get it?

The agreement might not solve the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s biggest problem: compliance with environmental law.

New report quantifies the costs of buying a home that has previously flooded

Buying a property that has a history of flooding can cost you tens of thousands of…

How climate change is muting nature’s symphony

From warbling loons to chirping toads, rising temperatures threaten some of the Earth’s most iconic sounds.

The plan to turn blighted houses into a new source of green power for the grid

A California nonprofit is retrofitting homes to make a "virtual power plant" — and fighting gentrification…

Is the Biden administration fast-tracking a ‘carbon disaster’ in Alaska?

Documents obtained by Grist show that Congressional Democrats' requests for more time to review ConocoPhillips’ Willow…

How foraging for edible plants helped me connect with my roots

What started as foraging for mugwort in New York City became a new way to think…

As West burns, House passes major drought and wildfire resilience package

The legislation would prevent fires, bump pay for firefighters, and protect water resources.