Milk Without the Cow. Eggs Without the Chicken.
Yeast-derived “animal products” may soon be part of an environmentally balanced diet
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
On Wizardly Prophets and Prophetic Wizards
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think
The human population curve is on the move
Demography teaches an important lesson about population explosions: they are always temporary
When You’re in a Carbon Hole Stop Digging
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
Blurring Life’s Boundaries
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.
Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual
Maps of the New World
How do we think about our future place in a geographically altered world? A map is a good place to start.
A View from Everywhere All the Time
Tech companies are rapidly networking the environment in ways that will transform our perception of nature—just as social media reshaped our relationships with each other. What could possibly go wrong?