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David Roberts is a staff writer for Grist. You can follow his Twitter feed at twitter.com/drgrist.
The 14 Fossil-Fuel Projects Poised to F*ck up the Climate
Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: Grist.org
The good news is that lots of these projects are stoppable.
America Leads the World in Cutting CO2 Emissions. So Why Aren't We Talking About It?
Posted on: Jul 18, 2012, Source: Grist.org
We're actually making strong progress toward our carbon-reduction goals. But some of the reasons for our success are too awkward for our politicians to mention out loud.
Welcome to The Anthropocene
Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: Grist.org
We'r at the dawn of a new geological age: the age of Earth as shaped by humans.
The Medium Chill: How to Have Enough Without Having More
Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source: Grist.org
We know more stuff won't make us happy. So what will?
Thomas Friedman's Latest Column Is an Outright Disaster
Posted on: Apr 13, 2009, Source: Grist.org
It is politically naive and tone deaf. You would think he is trying to prevent any meaningful action on climate change.
What Does Obama's Victory Mean for Greens?
Posted on: Jun 6, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Obama's victory is the best thing that could have happened to greens, but perhaps not for the reasons you think.
The Biggest Environmental Stories of the Year
Posted on: Jan 1, 2008, Source: Grist.org
Which enviro stories stole the headlines in 2007?
Amory Lovins: How to Face Today's Greatest Energy Challenges
Posted on: Aug 14, 2007, Source: Grist.org
Amory Lovins, one of America's most renown environmentalists talks about our greatest energy challenges and covers everything from biofuels to Iraq.
How Green Is Your Candidate?
Posted on: Jul 12, 2007, Source: Grist.org
Find out where the presidential candidates stand on climate and energy issues.
IKEA: Who Says Big Retail Can't Be Good for the Environment?
Posted on: Feb 28, 2007, Source: Grist.org
IKEA's environmental policies and ambitious future plans put U.S. retailers to shame.
The Revolution Will Be Solarized
Posted on: Dec 1, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Author Travis Bradford says that solar energy will eventually break the hold that centralized power companies have on our energy grids.
Goodbye to 'Eco-Nightmare' Dick Pombo
Posted on: Nov 8, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Another reason to get happy: The anti-enviro Rep. Richard 'Dick' Pombo (who embodied the cozy corruption of the 109th Congress) is no more.
The Truth Behind Wal-Mart's Green Makeover
Posted on: Aug 15, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com
Should progressives embrace Wal-Mart's conversion, or is it merely another attempt at greenwashing in the name of profit?
Field of Nightmares
Posted on: Apr 17, 2006, Source: Grist.org
Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert translates science speak on climate change and discusses the public's role in changing the course of global warming.
A Not-So-Fond Farewell
Posted on: Aug 7, 2005, Source: Grist.org
The imminent retirement of ExxonMobil's CEO offers a chance to reflect on the bleak consistency of the world's largest oil company.
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