As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
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"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world."
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
Last week was a busy one in Congress for climate legislation. But signals have been mixed
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
David Keith believes strong-arm strategies could soon be our last resort for reversing record levels of carbon in the atmosphere
A radical new power plant aims to convert our dirtiest fossil fuel into clean-burning hydrogen
Seeding the seas or the skies to dial down the planet's temperature
Jeffrey Martin's closed-loop plan for recycling heat-trapping carbon emissions into gasoline
Geoengineering could cause more problems than the global warming it aims to stop
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Geographic profiling techniques can be used to hunt for psychopaths or for bees
Looking for a clean fuel that grows anywhere, needs only sunlight and water, and could produce enough oil to free the U.S. from its petroleum addiction? Here´s one start-up's plan for converting oil from algae-yes, algae
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Avoiding routes where condensation clouds form behind airplanes could reduce aviation's climate impacts
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.