"I'm not afraid to say I'm a skeptic about [climate change]." -- Rick Perry, ladies and gentlemen. So fearless. A Bloomberg investigation found that Koch Industries has paid bribes to obtain contracts and sold Iran petrochemical …
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The best way to slow growth is ensuring that people can make choices about childbearing. But fertility rates remain high where women's status is low.
World population doubled in the last half-century to nearly 7 billion people. To address population growth, we need to advance and secure women's rights.
Over the past 50 years, the growth rate of the global population has slowed, but our overall numbers keep going up and up. Check out video explainers.
Trees, man! They produce oxygen, they cool the planet, they make you smarter, and it turns out they also make your house worth more. It's like a Shel Silverstein book or something.
This Japanese site sells ice cube molds depicting penguins and polar bears sitting on ice floes. As the ice melts, both the floes and the critters are destroyed, making this a pretty good simulation of …
The Center for Biological Diversity wants to give away 100,000 Endangered Species Condoms this fall. Wanna help?
What if social and political change -- changes in government policy, cultural norms -- can do for demand what technological change can do for supply?