Geoengineering demands a new way of looking at the world—one that can be troubling.
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
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.
Bookmarks for a Human Age
How do we think about our future place in a geographically altered world? A map is a good place to start.
Here's how we avoided the worst of zoonotic diseases
Demography teaches an important lesson about population explosions: they are always temporary
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
A solar border would alleviate a range of binational problems. For one, it would have a civilizing effect.