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.
Demography teaches an important lesson about population explosions: they are always temporary
The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
He came to science late in his life, helped to preserve the Earth’s protective ozone, and fundamentally changed our views of nature and ourselves
Geoengineering demands a new way of looking at the world—one that can be troubling.
How do we think about our future place in a geographically altered world? A map is a good place to start.
A solar border would alleviate a range of binational problems. For one, it would have a civilizing effect.