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Climate & Energy

To stop massive wildfires, we’re going to have to change our strategy

Welcome to the new normal.

Climate & Energy

A Hawaiian clean energy plant makes electricity from seawater and ammonia

Our oceans hold a lot of unharnessed energy. Here's one way to capture it.

Food

The hungry dystopia of climate change

Worldwide hunger and food panics are now a real possibility. Thanks, climate change!

Science

We’re killing off all the animals and they are making it really difficult for us to save them

Scientists want to artificially inseminate endangered species, but that's easier said than done.

Living

When the Big One hits, here’s some of the gear you’re going to need

Disaster prep isn't a realm in which to get too obsessive about sustainability, but it makes all sorts of sense to stock your own kit, Umbra advises.

These elected officials eat hemp to make a point

A Democrat and a Republican joined forces for a meal of banned food.

Food

There’s a new sustainable ag technique in town, and it’s cleaning up

With the right "push-pull" planting combos, African farmers can ward off pests, fertilize crops, feed animals, and even withstand drought.

The Scientist

What is so great about whales? This scientist says it’s their poop

Asha de Vos studies how the blue whales of Sri Lanka, threatened by a booming shipping industry, help feed an ecosystem from the bottom up.

Climate & Energy

Obama calls for big clean energy push

The president also slammed barriers to clean energy.