pollution

Scientists Strive for Negative Emissions

New Solid Carbon technology might be able to lock climate-warming carbon dioxide below ocean bedrock.

The Future is Circular

Our current economy is built on taking finite materials and turning them into waste, so we can consume more finite materials. The system needs a complete overhaul.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Let’s Take Climate As Seriously as the Pandemic

The image of a cleaner planet we experienced during the early pandemic was not a mirage. While we can’t live in lockdown, we can learn its lessons.

‘Reimagine Security’, Experts Urge, As Military Emissions and Budgets Grow in Tandem

“If we were further down the path to decarbonization, this war would never have happened,” says a top U.S. military expert.

The Climate Victories of 2021 That Put Fossil Fuels In Check

From local activism to shareholder rebellions, here’s what climate advocates accomplished over the past year.

Tech and Innovation Offer Promise for the World’s Most Water-Challenged Regions

Many water sources are drying up, becoming more polluted, or both. Water-intensive industry, agriculture, and energy generation are growing to meet the needs of an ever-expanding population, resulting in further water scarcity and stress. What...

Nature + Tech = Sustainable Fashion

In the future textile manufacturing will be part farm, part chemistry lab, and part factory. Nature and high tech don't have to be at odds.

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