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.

Prepare Yourself for the “Tsunami of Data” Expected to Hit by 2025

Experts suggest that by this year, data could consume 1/5 of all electricity.

11 hours ago

A Power Plant Joining the Grid in 2018 Burns Natural Gas with No Emissions

Their plant uses CO2 to efficiently and cleanly generate electricity.

12 hours ago

Electric Car Range May Soon Triple, Thanks to New Research

A new breakthrough in lithium metal could forever change transportation and emissions.

13 hours ago

Edible Food Packaging May End Plastic Waste for Good

Casein-based film is 500 times better at keeping oxygen away from food than plastic.

13 hours ago

Global E-Waste Increased by Eight Percent since 2014

Your discarded computers, solar panels, refrigerators, and more could be worth over $60 billion.

16 hours ago

Air Pollution Has a Massive Impact on Early Brain Development

Infants raised in areas with poor air quality suffer lifelong effects.

December 11, 2017

These Glass Bricks Double as Solar Panels, Providing Form and Function to Buildings

Imagine entire buildings capable of producing solar power.

December 11, 2017

Here’s Why Seaweed Farming Could Solve World Hunger

Farming fish, mussels, and seaweed all at once creates a sustainable system.

December 11, 2017

A New Solar Plant Will Provide Power to 13,000 Homes for an Entire Year

It can supply people with power despite almost any weather condition.

December 11, 2017

Chicago Climate Charter Signed by Dozens of North American Mayors

"This Charter is a great example of how cities are working together and encouraging one another to aim higher.”

December 10, 2017
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