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David Roberts

David Roberts

David Roberts is a staff writer for Grist.


Your Phone Is Ruining Your Life

A star political blogger for, 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 relationship with technology and actively seeking health, balance, and adventure in the real world. What he learned just might save you from meltdown.

David Roberts
Sep 2, 2014

The Solyndra solar debacle has some in Congress arguing that government needs to get out of the renewable-power ­business. Don’t tell that to the Marine Corps, the bravest new recruit in the clean-energy revolution.

David Roberts
Nov 9, 2011