Articles by Brian Merchant
Stop using the word 'Luddite'—unless you're talking about a powerful, anti-automation labor movement that struck fear into the heart of industry.
"In 2013, renewable power capacity expanded at its fastest pace to date."
When we're desperate for water, we'll believe just about anything.
There's an 80 percent chance the region will be hit with a decade-long drought, and a 20-50 percent chance it will weather a 35-year megadrought.
And Ken Caldeira, the climate scientist who pioneered the research, fears its time is coming.
Scientists want to build two new laser-toting satellites: One that can grow cloud cover on Earth, and one that can blast greenhouse gases out of the sky.
The current state of geoengineering, as seen from the front lines of the first and biggest international conference ever held to examine the subject.
The world's first major international geoengineering meeting is now officially underway in Berlin.
'The Berlin Declaration' is one of the biggest signs yet that global climate engineering is making its way towards the mainstream.
Only a venture capitalist could argue, as militarized police descend on poor Americans with riot tech, that we should stop talking about dystopias.