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.

The robot charges EVs, no human hands required.

August 15, 2018

The National Defense Authorization Act included some money to help the military get ready for a warmer future.

August 14, 2018

We'll need to do more than simply decrease emissions.

August 8, 2018

We might want to take geoengineering off the table.

August 8, 2018

But it might not be enough to stop the hacks.

August 6, 2018

The Earth needs all of our help to stay clean! Here’s one way we can all make a difference, and two ways science is helping.

August 3, 2018

There was reportedly no name-calling on *this* earnings call.

August 2, 2018

The state's governor is calling the population's decline a disaster.

August 1, 2018

Did you want Tesla to make a surfboard? No? Well they did anyway.

July 30, 2018

Global use of bidets can save trees, save water, and make the world a more hygienic place. Building a better future might involve using old technology.

July 24, 2018