In a side-by-side comparison, researchers found that it makes more sense to cover the drier parts of the world with solar panels than new forests.
Sunken ships creates obstacles for bottom-trawling, creating a refuge for marine creatures.
Drawing on technology that protects drugs as they pass through the human body, scientists have found a way to seal nitrogen-fixing bacteria so that it can withstand high temperatures and humidity for months.
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In the US, aggressive climate action could strand $350 billion of fossil fuel assets—two-thirds of the losses would fall on the wealthiest top 10% a new study finds.
The discovery involved air-zapping lasers that made fertilizer almost 40 times more efficiently than conventional methods.
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.
What if evolution isn’t linear, as Charles Darwin proposed when he first sketched the tree of life?
Amphibious architecture responds to floods like ships to a rising tide, floating on the water’s surface.
The godlike powers of geoengineering irrevocably change the human’s relationship with Planet Earth.
What is the optimal rollout of carbon taxes and research subsidies to speed up the transition to a low-carbon economy?
Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence for conservation.
The rise of fast fashion and the technology that needs to change to keep your clothes out of the garbage.
Some economies may be quietly, and surprisingly approaching a phenomenon economists call “peak stuff.
What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker into a carbon sponge?
The climate change apocalypse problem
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