Societies have reshaped landscapes for thousands of years. So why is the Anthropocene so destructive?
Researchers show humans have transformed the majority of terrestrial ecosystems for the past 12,000 years without causing large scale extinctions. Colonization, appropriation and displacement are likely to blame.
An interview with Kim Stanley Robinson: Climate change, science fiction, and our collective failure of imagination
Any climate plan that doesn’t consider this question is bound to fail.
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
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
The ultimate literature of the imagination calls upon us to do more than merely invent or imitate the apocalypse
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Thinking about apocalypse, like thinking about one’s own death, is not something that most of us have much enthusiasm for
Bookmarks for a Human Age