In the next 15 years, the course of human society will be drastically altered by new technologies that we can’t even dream of. But, with enough planning now, we can push the development of those technologies toward those that make life better. These four ideas will help us get there.
The power created by the up-and-down motion of the ocean has usually been written off as a useless power source. But the Navy is using enormous buoys to help it create its own source of renewable energy.
Now that the dust has settled on the latest attempt to rally international governments to end climate change, we can look back at who had the most influence.
We’re not going to stop making plastic any time soon. But to prevent that plastic from spreading everywhere, we need to do a better job managing it. A recent conference brought together experts to think of some easy ways to do just that.
A hackathon to find ways to make life better for the people in a San Francisco neighborhood only starting to be touched by the tech boom yielded inspiring results that could work in any city.
After getting laid off from AIG, Steven Carse did what anyone would do: Start a local, organic popsicle cart. Now the Atlanta entrepreneur is ramping up his business, keeping the streets of his city vibrant with colorful frozen treats.
A new park in the city doesn’t just have plants, it also features 18 crazy tree-shaped vertical gardens that glow at night.