A solar border would alleviate a range of binational problems. For one, it would have a civilizing effect.
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 story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
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
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.
Mining landfills for metals and energy
Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think
Geoengineering demands a new way of looking at the world—one that can be troubling.
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
The ultimate literature of the imagination calls upon us to do more than merely invent or imitate the apocalypse