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.
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.
The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
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Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Mining landfills for metals and energy
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
The ultimate literature of the imagination calls upon us to do more than merely invent or imitate the apocalypse