Thinking about apocalypse, like thinking about one’s own death, is not something that most of us have much enthusiasm for
The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
Bookmarks for a Human Age
Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual
Mining landfills for metals and energy
A solar border would alleviate a range of binational problems. For one, it would have a civilizing effect.
Here's how we avoided the worst of zoonotic diseases
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
Darwinian theory is based on the idea that heredity flows vertically, parent to offspring, and that life’s history has branched like a tree. Now we know otherwise: that the ‘tree' of life isn’t that simple.