climate change

Yellow vests

The Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Show the Flaws of Capitalism

The French Yellow Vests protests, which were ignited by a fuel tax, highlight the fact that climate policies ignore the material concerns of the working class and people of color
Caroline Haskins
2 days ago
climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
3 days ago
climate change

The UN Is Now Working Directly With Companies to Fight Climate Change

If these companies actually execute the plan as written, it would make a significant impact in our effort to curb warming temperatures.
Kaleigh Rogers
3 days ago
climate change

The American Coalition Resisting Trump at the Climate Talks In Poland

While White House representatives promote coal and other fossil fuels at COP 24 talks in Poland, “We Are Still In,” a coalition that includes more than 3,600 representatives from all 50 states, remains committed to supporting the Paris Agreement.
Stephen Leahy
4 days ago
energy

We Don't Mine Enough Rare Earth Metals to Replace Fossil Fuels With Renewable Energy

Rare earth metals are used in solar panels and wind turbines—as well as electric cars and consumer electronics. We don't recycle them, and there's not enough to meet growing demand.
Nafeez Ahmed
4 days ago
congress

Senator Who Shot a Climate Change Bill with a Rifle to Lead Energy Committee

Senator Joe Manchin has been named as the senior Democrat on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Kaleigh Rogers
5 days ago
climate change

Humans May Reverse a 50 Million Year Climate Trend After Just Two Centuries

50 million years ago, the world started cooling. The industrial revolution marked the beginning of the end of this climate trend.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.10.18
future

Our Main Takeaways From Motherboard’s Poll About the Future

Here are highlights from our poll of 105 experts about the marvels and horrors we may experience over the coming decades and centuries.
Becky Ferreira
12.7.18
climate change

Global Carbon Emissions Are Predicted to Hit Record High in 2018

A new report from the Global Carbon Project anticipates an unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide emissions around the world.
Sarah Emerson
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Worries Them Most About the Future

Welcome to the dark side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Gives Them Hope About the Future

Welcome to the bright side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
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