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Will smart machines be kind to animals?

Within decades, autonomous machines will be found throughout Earth’s environments —everywhere, really, that humans are found, and perhaps even places we’re not. Much attention is given to how those machines will interact with people; far less is paid to their impacts on animals. Read More

Climate change takes a chronic psychological toll

Heat waves, stretches of wet weather, long-term climate warming, and hurricanes take a toll on mental health -- all phenomena that are expected to become more frequent and intense with climate change. Read More

Which is more planet-friendly: high- or low-intensity farming?

A controversial new study outlines the greater environmental benefits of high-intensity, high-yield agriculture compared to organic and low-yield farming. Read More

New Battery Soaks Up Carbon Dioxide

A new lithium-based battery runs on CO2 taken directly from a power plant—a clever way to produce energy while cutting emissions. Read More
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