U.S. states vary radically in terms of electricity generation. Vermont is the cleanest, while Delaware is the dirtiest.
To preserve biodiversity and ecosystems, protected areas should be connected into a gigantic World Park.
The Seychelles magpie-robin is up for sale – yes, for sale – as a digital nature collectible.
A new study from Iceland confirms that a shorter workweek improves productivity.
Trees store carbon dioxide, have a cooling effect in cities, and reduce flood risks.
Tiny specks of space debris can move faster than bullets and cause way more damage. Cleaning it up is imperative.
Buildings don't have to be permanent — modular construction can make them modifiable and relocatable.
Too few babies — not overpopulation — is likely to be a major problem this century.
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
A new agricultural revolution could forever change the planet.
It's time to rethink how satellites and other objects are made and eventually destroyed.
Ancient corridors below the French capital have served as its ossuary, playground, brewery, and perhaps soon, air conditioning.
A revolution of the mind must occur in order for humanity to succeed on a finite planet.
Map shows Europe's imminent Great Leap Forward in battery cell production
The design of a classic video game yields insights on how to address global poverty.
Researchers in Singapore invented a novel device that may help the island nation illuminate its growing underground infrastructure.
Researchers find that the coffee pulp is valuable in its own right.
Their success is based on us adopting a plant-based diet, too.
Anti-human business practices deteriorate their charges, and there’s perhaps no greater warning of this end result than the life of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel. Nobel invented dynamite in 1867 with […]
By 2050, there may be more plastic than fish in the sea.
In May 2018, the city of Paris set an ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
In a joint briefing at the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, NASA and NOAA revealed 2020's scorching climate data.
A fairly old idea, but a really good one, is about to hit the store shelves.
At the height of the first wave, many people took heart from the drop in air pollution resulting from global lockdowns.
Can we ever make energy efficient AI?
An important step toward figuring out our space station future.
Humans churn out about 30 gigatons (30,000,000,000 tons) of material every year.
The biggest risk comes from doing nothing at all.
Across the world, wildlife is under severe threat.
Crocodiles have been called “living fossils.” That is, the species has remained unaltered for vast periods of geologic time. They’ve become so perfectly adapted to their ecological niche that millions […]