What Leviathan Falls tells us about confronting existential threats
An intergalactic war against hostile aliens has a lesson for Earthlings today.
We’re going to radically transform our cities — or abandon them
Cities have evolved dramatically throughout history, and we may be on the cusp of the next great urban transformation.
How a biologist invented the fabled fauna in Jeff VanderMeer’s new eco-thriller
The two creatures at the heart of Hummingbird Salamander aren’t real—but a scientist created them by drawing on principles of biology and ecology.
Wonder Woman 1984's stark warning about Big Oil
Greed, grifts, and the oil industry are at the heart of Warner Brother's latest superhero flick.
Will humans ever reverse climate change?
If all goes well for humanity, atmospheric carbon levels could start falling in a few decades. But how far down will we bring them?
A thought-provoking novel on the scariest response to climate change
Eliot Peper's science fiction thriller Veil explores the promise and peril of geoengineering.
A burning conversation about the planet
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