climate change

future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
climate change

Global Carbon Emissions Are Predicted to Hit Record High in 2018

A new report from the Global Carbon Project anticipates an unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide emissions around the world.
Sarah Emerson
4 days ago
Unicorns

Climate Change Killed the ‘Siberian Unicorn,’ Study Says

This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Becky Ferreira
11.29.18
climate change

CO2 Emissions Rose for the First Time in 4 Years

Meeting the goals set in the 2015 Paris Accord is arguably impossible, according to data from a new UN report.
Caroline Haskins
11.28.18
Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.22.18
climate change

This Camera Will Take a 1,000-Year Photo to Document Climate Change

The “experimental philosopher” Jonathon Keats made four custom cameras that will document climate change around Lake Tahoe until 3018.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.28.18
climate change

One Thousand Cranes

A tale befitting the power and tragedy of the age of climate change.
Zora Mai Quỳnh
10.27.18
pollution

There Is Plastic 'Everywhere,' Says Guy Swimming Across Pacific Ocean

Ben Lecomte began his swim on the coast of Japan and has already swum more than 1,200 nautical miles.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.24.18
Motherboard

Mammals Can’t Evolve Fast Enough to Outrun Human-Caused Mass Extinction

Thanks to humans, arguably the worst species on the planet, we’re currently in the middle of a mass extinction event that threatens much of Earth’s biodiversity.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.18
climate change

Experts Want to Label Foods That Are Environmentally Unfriendly

Denmark has been toying with the idea of an environmental impact label on food products for years, and in the wake of the latest UN climate change report, the idea is getting renewed attention.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.18
climate change

Solar Power Could Still Save the World

Award-winning solar scientist Martin Green says the technology is being underestimated in climate predictions.
Geoff Dembicki
10.16.18
Art

Street Artist Paints Murals onto Melting Icebergs

Sean Yoro uses fractured slabs of ice as the canvases for his latest series of murals.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.16.18
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