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An environmental stimulus bill could help us bounce back from COVID-19
Policy advisors have come together with a comprehensive proposal to recover the economy, help workers, and address the climate crisis.
No, you don’t need to hoard toilet paper to prep for a pandemic
Hoarding causes shortages that wouldn’t otherwise exist. But the impulse may be part of our biology and psychology.
The Amazon has shrunk by 24,000 square miles over the last decade
Mile upon mile of the rainforest has been replaced with a wide range of commercial developments. That’s why it’s the statistic of the decade.
Nature saves us trillions of dollars in healthcare
National parks are literally a treasure.
Banning mini shampoos from hotels won’t really reduce plastic or save the environment
Instead of cutting costs, chains should invest in fighting carbon emissions and climate change.
Small shifts can stop climate change—if they happen in the right places
"We have to act fast, and achieve the biggest possible impact with the actions we take."
Delivering groceries with self-driving cars may be even trickier than transporting people
Delivering cooked soup is easy, but it turns out delivering the ingredients to make it is hard.
If you live in the South, climate change could kill your economy
Northern states might actually profit as the planet warms.
Watch PopSci On ‘@midnight’
The interactive game show featured comedians Marc Maron, Emily Heller & Matt Goldich
China Relaxes Its One-Child Policy
Families can now have two children to boost the work force and care for the elderly