Desalination could avert one of the top 10 threats facing the world
Desalination — changing seawater into safe drinking water — could avert a crisis. Here’s how to make it less costly and labor-intensive.
Toward truly compostable plastic
Materials scientists are cooking up environmentally friendly plastics from natural sources like silk, plant fibers and whole algae.
Your garden’s 2024 “hardiness zone” could change, thanks to warming climates
Hotter summers and warmer winters are changing the types of plants we’ll be able to successfully grow. Here’s how to adapt.
Scientists are deep-freezing corals to repopulate the ocean
Moving trees north to save the forests
Reducing pesticide use while increasing effectiveness
Why the US has artificial reefs made from sunken ships and voting machines
How marine permaculture could revolutionize ocean farming
Doomerism’s “tipping point” and why existentialism isn’t the solution to the climate crisis
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Technology expert tells us why the AI “doomer” narrative is all wrong
Pursuing fusion power
Desalination system could produce freshwater that is cheaper than tap water