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.

California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

The state's largest electricity providers are surpassing expectations.

November 17, 2017

MIT Researchers Develop a System That Can Store Thermal Energy for Hours

Previous devices would release it within a few minutes.

November 17, 2017

Watch Live: Elon Musk is Finally Unveiling Tesla’s Electric Semi

Get ready. It's time.

November 17, 2017

Watch as Tesla Unveils the Vehicle That Could Change Trucking Forever

Get your first look at the hotly anticipated truck.

November 17, 2017

Denmark Commits to Ending Its Reliance on Coal for Electricity by 2030

Perhaps as more countries make strides in green energy, the US and others will follow.

November 16, 2017

There’s a Radical Plan to Artificially Cool the Planet by Mimicking Volcanic Eruptions

This is geoengineering on a scale we've never seen.

November 16, 2017

We Could Power the World With Volcanoes

The future of energy may be the heat that lives within our planet.

November 15, 2017

The Next Electric Car to Make it to Market May Have a One Minute Charge Time

The electric vehicle also has more than 500 miles per charge.

November 15, 2017

Here’s How to Watch and What to Expect From Tesla’s Semi Reveal

The heavy-duty electric truck is finally ready for the spotlight.

November 15, 2017

The World’s Scientists Just Issued an Official “Warning to Humanity”

It's time we heed them.

November 14, 2017
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