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Motherboard

Life On Earth Was Seeded by Massive Collision That Formed the Moon

“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”
Becky Ferreira
1.23.19
climate change

A Strong US Economy Doesn’t Have to Mean a Worse Climate

A new report estimating the carbon emissions for 2018 shows they have risen for the first time in four years, in part due to the growing economy.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.19
climate change

The UN Is Now Working Directly With Companies to Fight Climate Change

If these companies actually execute the plan as written, it would make a significant impact in our effort to curb warming temperatures.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.13.18
climate change

Devastating UN Report: CO2 Emissions Must Go to Zero By 2050 to Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change

The IPCC's '1.5 Degree Report' paints a dire picture that suggests we must fundamentally change the nature of society in the next decade.
Caroline Haskins
10.8.18
climate change

Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy

A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.
Sarah Emerson
9.12.18
Motherboard

Evidence of Organic Molecules Found in Plumes Ejected From Saturn’s Moon

Carbon-rich molecules were detected in samples collected from Enceladus’ ocean—yet another indicator that it could host microbial life.
Becky Ferreira
6.27.18
Motherboard

Mathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100

If we put another 310 gigatons of carbon into the ocean by 2100, which we’re well on track to do, we enter “unknown territory.”
Kate Lunau
9.20.17
environment

The Periodic Table of iPhone Elements

Some of the minerals in your iPhone threaten both the environment and human rights.
Madison Margolin
11.29.16
earth

Scientists Turned Carbon Dioxide Into Solid Rock In 2 Years

Researchers have injected carbon dioxide into basalt and turned it into solid rock in two years. This effort offers a potential solution for curbing the high carbon gas emissions in our atmosphere.
Susmita Baral
11.19.16
climate change

More Powerful Enzymes Could Help Plants Save the World from Climate Change

Stronger plants could make for a carbon sequestration strategy within reach of everyone.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.17.16
nature

'Carbon Is Not the Enemy,' Argues Architect Who Wants to Put It to Better Use

Green architect William McDonough offers a new manifesto for carbon.
Michael Byrne
11.14.16
climate change

Carbon-Eating Bacteria Could Be One Answer to Climate Change

Clostridium thermocellum can metabolize CO2.
Grennan Milliken
11.3.16
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