Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
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 story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
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?
Thinking about apocalypse, like thinking about one’s own death, is not something that most of us have much enthusiasm for
A team of researchers combed through a database of 1.8 million century-old trees in China to solve an Anthropocene puzzle
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
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
Bookmarks for a Human Age