If compelling scientific evidence isn't sufficient to change the minds of people in the most powerful and second highest CO2-emitting nation in the world, wonder these experts, then what is? Nature photographer James Balog may have found one answer.
The weekly stocks report showed US crude inventories rising yet again, this time by 1.7 million barrels.
Brett Scott discusses how the Hacker Ethos can be a useful outlook for approaching complexity and help sharing advocates to explore a system, experiment with ways to jam its various components, or to rewire it.
I’ve more than once considered writing a fantasy novel about the fall of Atlantis as a way of talking about the crisis of our age.
For water managers, the new research is a clarion call to begin action now to safeguard water supplies originating in watersheds prone to fire.
The return of tornado season with a vengeance has people asking again about a possible link to climate change. At the same time, tantalizing new preliminary research finds “some evidence to suggest that tornadoes are, in fact, getting stronger.” I talked to the lead scientist behind that research.
There has been considerable talk in the US of late about not only future energy exports but even about using an “energy weapon” against Russia. While that might be nice, it’s wishful thinking.
What action do we take when we have no guarantee at all that what we do will make any difference?
Maybe you, too, know that feeling of despair that comes when learning of some catastrophic impact of climate change...
Paul Krugman often writes sensibly and cogently about economic policy. But like many economists, he can become incoherent on the subject of growth.
Here’s the paradox: Words like “the commons” already exist in Spanish, and have existed since Antonio Nebrija published the first Spanish dictionary in 1492.
Gasoline prices in the United States have risen sharply recently, leading some newspapers to round up the usual suspects.