You play a fungus in this video game, because the apocalypse happened and almost everything is dead

Microbes will inherit the Earth.

Climate & Energy

Greenpeace wants to keep coal in the ground by buying up mines and power plants

Activist group to bid on German coal infrastructure just to shut it down.

Business & Technology

Hackers can now mess with our infrastructure. Thanks, internet

The more pipelines, railways, and energy systems that we connect to the internet, the more we open ourselves up to cyber attacks.


Leo DiCaprio is already turning the Volkswagen emissions scandal into a movie

Based on a book that hasn't even been written yet.


Media disaster reporting can throw a wrench in the way you process disaster risk

A new study in Nature Climate Change suggests that news reports on natural disasters can actually reduce risk perceptions.

Business & Technology

Self-driving cars are good. Too good

Google's driverless cars: The future is here and it just got rear-ended by the present.

Business & Technology

A more permeable concrete will inspire you to achieve your wildest dreams

Shia LaBeouf better watch his back -- this parking lot is vying for his job as the world's best motivational speaker.


Mealworms munch on Styrofoam without dying, shock scientists

They'll turn your foam coffee cup into "non-toxic poop pellets."


MacArthur winner wants to make clean energy with fake leaves

Unlike solar panels, artificial leaves store their own energy.