Climate Change

Mapped: The Shifting Soils of 2100

Climate change will massively redistribute the world's farmland.
Duncan Geere
1 min read

Stop, Drop, and Scroll

How Big Data and smart sensors are changing firefighting
Stephanie M. McPherson
3 min read

The Stove That Could Turn Rwanda Carbon Negative

Millions of people die every year, killed by their stoves–but that could be about to change.
Katherine Sullivan
2 min read
An oil platform sits on a ship, awaiting its voyage out to sea. Activists fly a "Save the Arctic" banner overhead.

Arctic Communities Fight Back Against Oil Drilling

For those in northern coastal regions, global warming isn't an abstract change–it's an immediate threat to survival.
Kamil Ahsan
5 min read
A wooded hillside.

Sometimes, Hacking the Climate Is a Good Idea

Here are some of the ways it could, potentially, work.
Duncan Geere
3 min read

Hacking the Climate Won’t Work

It's a recipe for disaster.
Duncan Geere
2 min read

Gardening Drones Could Reseed the World’s Forests

A company claims it could plant a billion trees per year using drones.
Simon Copland
2 min read

Could Painting Your Roof White Help Tackle Climate Change?

White roofs reflect 80 percent of sunshine, keeping urban areas cooler.
Ros Donald
3 min read

What Every City Can Learn From Boston’s Worst Winter

Major winter storms make it imperative for cities to develop better strategies for resilience.
Abigail Hartstone
4 min read

Meet the Swimming Robots Measuring the Arctic

Autonomous underwater drones will measure melting ice for months at a time.
Mark Harris
2 min read