Thermocells are a low-cost technology to convert heat to electricity without moving parts, noise, or greenhouse gas emissions. Now researchers have found a way to make them efficient.
A new case study finds that female birdsong research is disproportionately led by women.
People want a constant carbon price—not a gradually increasing one as experts have assumed.
Buy High, Sell Low: Managed Retreat from the Coasts by Elizabeth Rush
A Memo from the Year 2050: How We Defeated the Worst Coonotic Diseases by Brandon Keim
Applying the Airbnb Business Model to Nature Conservation by Seema Jayachandran
The Race to Build an Air Conditioner that Doesn’t Cook the Planet by Emily Underwood
How to Plant the Forests of the Future by Lauren E. Oakes
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You would need to drive an electric car more than 50,000 km in Quebec and 150,000 km in Germany to outcompete a conventional car in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
You could be forgiven if you thought the European Union—historically a leader on low-carbon finance and policy efforts—would have a competitive edge in clean energy markets. But you would need to think again.
What if evolution isn’t linear, as Charles Darwin proposed when he first sketched the tree of life?
Amphibious architecture responds to floods like ships to a rising tide, floating on the water’s surface.
The godlike powers of geoengineering irrevocably change the human’s relationship with Planet Earth.
What is the optimal rollout of carbon taxes and research subsidies to speed up the transition to a low-carbon economy?
Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence for conservation.
The rise of fast fashion and the technology that needs to change to keep your clothes out of the garbage.
Some economies may be quietly, and surprisingly approaching a phenomenon economists call “peak stuff.
What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker into a carbon sponge?
The climate change apocalypse problem
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
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