News and Features
Just five years ago, experts were predicting an imminent peak and decline in global oil production. Instead, we’re in the middle of a historic boom. What happened?
Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.
Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.
Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.
If we want to construct a healthy and resilient world for ourselves and our fellow creatures, we could learn a thing or two from the beaver—who’s already doing just that.
Wishful thinking and corporate greed are leading us down the wrong path to solving our climate crisis.
Young Americans’ fondness for high-tech innovation could suit our need to shake up the political system.
At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.
More than a thousand people march in DC against a proposed natural gas export plant.
How the rhetoric of ecoetiquette muddies writing about global warming.
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