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We pore through stacks of peer-reviewed journals so you don’t have to. Our Daily Science posts provide short, sharp summaries of the most compelling sustainability science research from around the world—a compendium found nowhere else.

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The Circular Economy Made Real

In more and more pockets of the industrial landscape, the byproducts of one process are becoming the raw materials for another, trash is getting a useful second life, and waste is becoming a thing of the past

By Lindsey Doermann

Artificial Intelligence and Decarbonization

New experiments are pushing artificial intelligence and sensor networks into the grid—and into factories, data centers, and transit systems—in order to pull fossil fuels out.

By Mark Harris

Is the grass greener on the other side?

Drug legalization could both help
and hurt the environment

By Hillary Rosner

Reusable or Disposable?

Which coffee cup has a smaller footprint?

By Pierre-Olivier Roy

More Stories
When you’re in a carbon hole stop digging

Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented
technology or science-challenged leaders

By Robinson Meyer

The internet of wings

Tracking migratory animals from the Inter-national Space Station
to predict the next pandemic

By Jane C. Hu

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