The latest from the Grist on the environment

Protected for decades by their water rights, grower are suffering for the first time during this record-breaking drought. Wildlife refuges are struggling, too.
Author: Rachel Becker
Posted: May 28, 2022, 10:00 am
At the Mountainfilm Festival, docs explore melting ice and disappearing forest, but could go deeper.
Author: Joseph Winters
Posted: May 27, 2022, 10:45 am
Increasing urban greenery could save lives of tens of thousands of older adults, researchers found.
Author: Julia Kane
Posted: May 27, 2022, 10:30 am
Companies, nonprofits, foundations, and universities are coming together to promote "direct air capture," or sucking CO2 from the air. But not everyone thinks it is a good idea.
Author: Diana Kruzman
Posted: May 27, 2022, 10:15 am
The so-called “exchange contract” has created a surreal split-screen effect: One group of farmers has ample water. Another has almost none.
Author: Jake Bittle
Posted: May 26, 2022, 10:45 am
People who live near fracking wells and liquified natural gas terminals are pushing back.
Author: Julia Kane
Posted: May 26, 2022, 10:30 am
Winning resolutions urged Exxon to disclose climate risks and Chevron to re-evaluate its methane reporting methods.
Author: Emily Pontecorvo
Posted: May 26, 2022, 10:15 am
The proposed legislation includes the "strongest in the nation" push to reduce single-use plastic packaging.
Author: Joseph Winters
Posted: May 26, 2022, 10:00 am
How outdated zoning codes are fueling the sprawl of e-commerce warehouses.
Author: María Paula Rubiano A.
Posted: May 25, 2022, 10:45 am
Up against eviction for ‘conservation,’ a new report alleges Tanzania is breaking its promises to the Maasai.
Author: Joseph Lee
Posted: May 25, 2022, 10:30 am