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.
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
Bookmarks for a Human Age
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?
The word “anthropocene” has become the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this turbulent, momentous, unpredictable, hopeless, hopeful time—duration and scope still unknown
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Here's how we avoided the worst of zoonotic diseases
Death is inevitable, but its
environmental toll may not have to be.
An interview with Kim Stanley Robinson: Climate change, science fiction, and our collective failure of imagination
Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think