David Roberts

David Roberts is a staff writer for Grist.

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Reboot or Die Trying

A star political blogger for Grist.org, David Roberts spent so much time posting and Tweeting and staring at screens that he almost went nuts. So he pulled the plug for a year, restarting his...

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The Marines Go Renewable

The U.S. Marine Corps are employing renewable energy in the field in Afghanistan. David Roberts investigates how the armed forces became the green movement's most unlikely supporters.

And the Best Woman Sport Climber is...

For years, virtually no one could beat Lynn Hill to the top of a climbing wall. Then along came Isabelle Patissier, and beyond a shadow of a doubt things are changing.

Moments of Doubt

He believed in the greatness of risk. Then death came suddenly, too easily. And it came again and again.

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