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.

This doesn't look good.

February 21, 2018

Losing just a single species could create a domino effect.

February 20, 2018

If you can't beat them, eat them.

February 20, 2018

The worst thinning is above middle latitudes, where most people on Earth live.

February 19, 2018

Yikes. So what happens when the Alaskan permafrost thaws and all that mercury escapes?

February 19, 2018

We've been measuring it all wrong, all along.

February 19, 2018

It's just a drop in the ocean. A really, really polluted ocean.

February 19, 2018

We've improved vehicle emissions, but cars aren't the only source of air pollution.

February 19, 2018

With water levels dangerously low, even seemingly bizarre concepts are worth considering.

February 19, 2018

“The human body is an abundant source of energy. Why not harness it to produce our own power?"

February 19, 2018
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