Futurology

How much CO2 can the world emit while keeping warming below 1.5°C and 2°C?
Researchers estimate how much more CO2 we can emit to keep temperatures below 1.5°C and 2°C to combat climate change.
Technology expert tells us why the AI “doomer” narrative is all wrong
Alex Kantrowitz believes “doomerism” is born of our misplaced and exaggerated human propensity for fear. Plus, fear sells.
Pursuing fusion power
Many researchers now believe that within the next few decades, power plants will provide carbon-free electricity from thermonuclear fusion.
Longtermism’s perspective on humanity’s past, present, and future
Psychedelics, brain implants, and the future of chronic pain relief
DIY regenerative ocean farms: The future of food and fuel?
How close are we to curing blindness?
Russia’s cyberattacks foreshadow the future of war
The future of clothing could save your life