REPORT: '2016 Was the Warmest Year on Record' and More
The World Meteorological Organization's annual report had a clear—and sobering—message.
Navajo Nation Slams Mining Company for Contaminated Water Disposal
“This is another prime example of environmental racism,” said Leona Morgan of Haul No!, an indigenous-led initiative.
Dakota Access Pipeline Vandalized in South Dakota, Iowa
Unidentified suspects torched a hole into a portion of the line.
Trump Policies Hamper U.S. Ability to Meet Paris Climate Goals
A transition away from fossil fuels could boost the world economy by $19 trillion.
Water Protector Denies Claims That DAPL Workers Have Been Threatened
“They haven’t been attacked,” says Joye Braun of the Indigenous Environmental Network. “We have.”
Meet "The Fixers" in Grist's Annual List of Environmental Leaders
In the second edition of the Grist 50, nearly half of its honorees are people of color.
Repeal of Environmental Regulations Will Impact Latinx Health
Communities who live near fracking sites need regulations on methane emitters, argues a leading national voice for Latinx organizations.
Oil Scheduled To Start Flowing Through DAPL This Week
The pipeline will be able to carry the substance from North Dakota to Illinois.
EPA Gives $100M Grant to Flint So It Can Fix Its Water Infrastructure
Yet critics doubt the money can save the city from the president's proposed cuts to the agency.
Standing Rock Chairman Speaks Out Against Pro-DAPL Rumors
Some have accused Chairman Dave Archambault II of selling out in the fight against the pipeline.
REPORT: Women Who Are of Color, Trans and HIV-Positive Must Fight Overlapping Oppressions
Research by the Transgender Law Center highlights the major economic, social and health challenges facing trans women of color living with HIV.
How Trump's Proposed Budget Will Impact People of Color
We went through the budget line by line, so you don’t have to.
A Water Crisis Like Flint's Is Unfolding In East Chicago
The soil and water of this predominantly Black and Latinx city contain dangerous levels of lead.
Why This Xicana, Indigenous Activist Helped Organize the Native Nations Rise March
Eva Cardenas has spent much of her organizing life protecting migrant rights. Now, she’s bringing that passion into Indigenous battles.
Defense Secretary: 'Climate Change Can Be a Driver of Instability'
James Mattis says climate change poses a national security risk—in sharp contrast to the administration's general stance on the issue.
Trans Health Panel Breaks Down Why Trans Workers of Color Are a Necessity
Diana Feliz Oliva and her colleagues from the Transgender Health Project at Los Angeles' St. John's Well Child and Family Center addressed health and care disparities affecting trans people of color during their South by Southwest panel.
Climate Scientists to EPA Head: 'We Face Grave Risks' from Climate Change
Thirty experts responded to Scott Pruitt's assertion that carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to climate change.
Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used 'Wayne Tracker' Pseudonym While CEO of ExxonMobil
A new email controversy from the White House administration.
What It Means That This Community of Color Is Going Solar
In four years, Uniondale, NY has embraced a technology often seen as a luxury for affluent White neighborhoods.
EPA Head Says CO2 Isn't Primary Contributor to Climate Change
However, 97 percent of climate scientists agree it is.