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You may need to read dozens of books each year to offset that new e-reader
Occasional readers should stick with paper for now.
NOAA predicts sea level rise will bring floods across the US—even to inland areas
Americans need to keep cutting greenhouse gas emissions and also prepare.
The American West is drier than it’s been in at least 1,200 years
The record megadrought is straining reservoirs and inflaming wildfires.
Floating solar panels could be the next big thing in clean energy
For places with limited land space, water-bound solar may be the next frontier.
Inside the physical footprint of the Cloud
Anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate draws on five years of research and fieldwork in server farms to illustrate some of the diverse environmental impacts of data storage.
Gray wolves are headed back to the endangered species list
The US district court's ruling will have immediate impacts on wolf management in multiple western states.
COVID-19 is overcrowding cemeteries and causing heavy metal pollution
'At this rate, dead people are slowly poisoning those who are alive.'
A chemical tweak could help plants bounce back from damage faster
Biologists have found a way to alter a plant’s defensive responses to promote quicker, longer growth.
Inside the high-powered process that could recycle rare earth metals
It takes some tricky chemistry to mine industrial waste and old electronics for critical rare earths.
In 5 seconds, this fusion reactor made enough energy to power a home for a day
Just another step towards making nuclear reactors a potential future clean energy source.