Imagine a skyscraper that floats. Or one that slowly rebuilds the polar ice caps. These concept towers all find bizarre ways to house everyone who is moving to cities--but they’re a lot more than just places to live.
It’s not a diet we’d recommend for everyone, but these hungry bugs might be the key to a clean source of gasoline.
You just got a new workout partner: your kicks. These new shoes will get pretty annoying if you don’t keep them active.
It surely won’t become law in this political climate, but a new carbon tax bill floating through Congress right now could actually make a difference.
A new program in pest management is going to the extreme: giving rats a drug that makes it impossible for them to reproduce.
It’s not because cleantech isn’t worth the investment, it’s because they want to invest more heavily in companies, not just accelerate them.
Everyone’s source for weather news is starting to make sure it is clear with its viewers about what effect changes to the planet’s environment are having on weather patterns.
Sara Volz won the Intel Science Fair for her work on growing algae that’s more efficient at making biofuels--and she does all her work in her bedroom.
The artist Yao Lu disguises pictures of China’s environmental problems in the tropes of traditional Chinese art.