In his new book “Overheated,” Andrew Guzman looks at the realities of human survival in an age of climate catastrophe. It’s not going to be pretty.
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Meet the scientists who have been charged with deciding whether humans have been so harmful to the Earth that we’ve kicked off a new geologic age.
The director of “American Meat” talks about the good food revolution, the rise of veganism, and why contemporary audiences aren’t prepared for scenes from slaughterhouses.
Is it possible to get your head around global warming if you think the Earth is only 6,000 years old? Why yes, says climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. In fact, the future of the planet may depend on it.
Astrobiologist David Grinspoon says Venus used to be a lot like Earth, but then this little thing called the greenhouse effect turned it into a scorched, uninhabitable wasteland. Worried yet?
One of the Mars rover’s smart guys, Ken Herkenhoff, tells all about the “seven minutes of terror,” possible “touchdown” discoveries, and why the folks at Mission Control call Curiosity “she.”
A new documentary follows overpopulation experiments with rats to offer insight into our own dangerously crowded world. The bad news: Crowded rats got fat and happy — and then they all died.
Climate scientist Richard Alley discovered that the Earth’s climate can shift practically overnight. Will it happen in our lifetimes? Probably not, he says, but we’re tempting fate.