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An Anthropocene Journey
The word “anthropocene” has become the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this turbulent, momentous, unpredictable, hopeless, hopeful time—duration and scope still unknown
By Andrew C. Revkin
How We Think about E-Waste Is in Need of Repair
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy
By Adam Minter
Imagine There’s No Drivers
And no traffic lights. And no parking lots. It isn’t hard to do.
By Jim Motavalli
Art That Delivers Clean Water & Power
The Land Art Generator design competition challenged designers around the world to show that clean energy production and dazzling public art can be one and the same.
Science Fiction in the Anthropocene
The ultimate literature of the imagination calls upon us to do more than merely invent or imitate the apocalypse
By Vandana Singh
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