Stories by Amanda Griscom Little

Amanda Griscom Little writes the Muckraker column for Grist Magazine. subscribe to Amanda Griscom Little's feed

Posted on: Apr 9, 2007, Source: Grist.org

A bipartisan bill introduced by Hagel and Durbin would require federal intelligence agencies to evaluate the security challenges presented by climate change.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: Grist.org

Gore got a warm welcome on Capitol Hill, and a few heated exchanges. What did the climate activist have to say to Congress?

Posted on: Mar 15, 2007, Source: Grist.org

Coal-bashing is a hot new trend in Congress, science circles, and the business world. Are we nearing the overthrow of mighty King Coal?

Posted on: Feb 22, 2007, Source: Grist.org

The on-again-off-again flirtation between big business and the mainstream environmental movement seems to be progressing into a full-on steamy love affair -- and perhaps even a committed, long-term relationship.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2006, Source: Grist.org

From the defeat of the Rep. Richard Pombo, the most anti-environmental politician in Washington, to the election of greener candidates, election '06 was a great one for enviros.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Focus on November's gubernatorial races if you want to see change in America's eco-policies.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Now that he's awakened a sleepy nation to the crisis, Gore focuses on the solutions to global warming.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Al Gore took his green message to Wal-Mart headquarters, to much cheering and fanfare. Will the goliath retailer deliver on its promises?

Posted on: May 22, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Gore is launching a book, a movie, <i>and</i> a new environmental group with one mission: convincing Americans that climate change is real.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2006, Source: Grist.org

A USDA plan to attach microchips to every farm animal in America has some small-scale farmers worried.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Ethanol is suddenly all the rage in D.C. and Detroit. But does the biofuel distract from the more crucial need to raise the gas mileage of American cars?

Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: Grist.org

A plan to build one of the largest wind farms in the world -- in eco-activist RFK Jr.'s backyard -- is causing conflict in the environmental community.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Sen. Barack Obama and a bipartisan crew of colleagues recently unveiled eco-friendly new energy proposals.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Larry David, creator of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' discusses his new comedy special about global warming -- and how it's something to laugh about.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Peak-oil provocateur and energy insider Matthew Simmons is staking his entire career on his prediction that the world is running out of oil.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Environmentalists are joining many progressives and Democrats in crying foul over Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Congress is closer than ever to green-lighting oil and gas drilling in one of the largest remaining undeveloped wild areas in the U.S.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Provisions in a California Republican's 'overhaul' of the Endangered Species Act are thinly veiled gifts to developers and polluters.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Organic food producers and consumers are split over a proposed amendment to allow synthetic chemicals like ethylene in organic-stamped foods.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2005, Source: The American Prospect

The Apollo Alliance's grand vision for energy independence is a distant legislative goal, but it can help transform politics right now.

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