Stories by Michelle Nijhuis

Michelle Nijhuis lives just outside Paonia, Colo. (pop. 1,500), on a high and dry mesa. subscribe to Michelle Nijhuis's feed

Posted on: Jul 8, 2008, Source: Grist.org

James Howard Kunstler's new novel describes a small town in upstate NY where a chain of global crises has forced the community to fend for itself.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2006, Source: Grist.org

Three new books put the spotlight on our warming world. Are they a sign that the world has begun to accept climate change?

Posted on: Apr 25, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Margie Eugene-Richard of Louisiana battled Shell on behalf of her neighborhood; Rudolf Amenga-Etego beats back the privatization of Ghana's water supply.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2004, Source: Grist.org

The winners of the Goldman Awards -- the Nobel Prize of the environmental movement -- are announced; two women from India discuss their battle with DOW chemical corporation and their plans for the $125,000 award.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2003, Source: Grist.org

A new group is providing a greener alternative--and some competition--to the venerable roadside assistance organization Triple A.