Science of the Union.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Every day for the next two weeks we'll be unpacking the record behind the rhetoric
Last week was a busy one in Congress for climate legislation. But signals have been mixed
We spoke to candidates with science backgrounds from across the political spectrum
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
He just needs to get it to them
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
A rarely-discussed alternative energy could prove 200 times cheaper and far more effective than Clean Coal
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
Expect to hear about clean energy, sci/tech education, and more
This is the fusion company that PopSci said might save the world
Under-the-radar polluters, and the individuals doing their best to hold climate science back
The world's water problem, and how to solve it
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
A new report highlights the world's most acute needs
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done