Earth & Energy

As humanity’s impact on the biosphere becomes increasingly profound, the focus on alternative forms of energy intensifies. Simultaneously, scientists and innovators are working to engineer Earth’s weather and modify the environment to recreate the biosphere in a planned, precise way. We’ll follow the cutting-edge research that is leading us into the next age of energy and scrutinize the impact that humanity is having on our Pale Blue Dot.

A Moss Can Naturally Clean Harmful Arsenic From Water

That's good news for Sweden, which has a lot of toxic arsenic in its water.

April 19, 2018

Basically Everyone Wants Scott Pruitt Out of Office

It's one of the few things upon which everyone (except the President) pretty much agrees.

April 19, 2018

EV-Charging Roads Have Arrived. Here’s Why We Do (and Don’t) Need Them.

EVs can now power up while they're on the move.

April 13, 2018

New Satellite Could Help Rat Out Methane Polluters

Methane is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

April 13, 2018

Atlantic Circulation Weakening: No, We’re Not All Gonna Die (I Mean, Not Because Of This)

There are many more climate-based doomsday scenarios with real data that you can worry about.

April 12, 2018

Sexy Species Died Off Quicker. That Has Conservationists Worried.

A new study suggests that dramatic physical features might look cool, but less-sexy species survive.

April 11, 2018

Antarctica Saw More Snowfall Over Past 200 Years. Sounds Like Good News… But It’s Not

No, that doesn't mean climate change isn't happening.

April 9, 2018

Apple to the EPA: Leave Obama’s Clean Power Plan Alone

Apple is taking a stand for a cleaner environment.

April 9, 2018

Old Electronics Could Be More Profitable Than Literal Gold Mines

There's gold in them thar landfills!

April 6, 2018

Kanye West Has an Incredible Custom Tesla, of Course, and This Is What It Looks Like

You didn't think he'd drive something straight off the lot, did you?

April 6, 2018
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