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.

Uber Users in Dubai Can Now Choose to Ride in a Tesla

By 2019, an additional 150 vehicles will join the initial fleet of 50.

55 mins ago

Sir David Attenborough Calls For Action Against Plastic Pollution

One study estimates that our oceans will contain more plastics than fish by 2050.

3 hours ago

The Netherlands Will End Coal Power by 2030

By 2030, the country also wants to reduce emissions by 49 percent.

October 16, 2017

In the Future, Your Home May Be Powered by a Tesla Battery

The rise of home batteries is driven by a powerful need.

October 16, 2017

Elon Musk Has Officially Started Shipping Tesla Powerpacks to Puerto Rico

More than 80 percent of the island is still without electricity.

October 16, 2017

Western Digital Hard Drives Will Provide Over 40TB of Storage by 2025

Recent developments in microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) enable the creation of larger hard drives.

October 16, 2017

The World’s First Negative Emissions Power Plant is a Reality Thanks to Geoengineering

The plant, located in Hellisheiði, Iceland, not only produces no emissions — it technically produces negative emissions.

October 15, 2017

Rooftop Solar Provides a Record-Breaking 48% of South Australia’s Power

It only took a week to beat their previous record.

October 14, 2017

Study Reviews 1,154 Climate Science Results, Finds No Evidence of Publication Bias

"We reject the accusation made by climate change skeptics."

October 14, 2017

Toyota’s Trucks That Only Emit Water Vapor Are Moving Goods in LA

A zero-emission heavy-duty truck that hauls more than 36,000 kg of cargo.

October 13, 2017
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