Paul Hawken and the team at Project Drawdown have developed the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming, a feat which Hawken said was easy, because "no one had ever proposed a plan before."
At our third gathering of What's Now: San Francisco, hosted in partnership with Capgemini, Saul Griffith presented a never-before-seen map of U.S. energy flow, and extolled the virtues of monster truck rallies over Burning Man.
Zipcar Co-Founder Robin Chase believes the status quo is broken, and that sharing economy platforms—which she refers to as “peers inc”—can help rebuild a new status quo. Chase devised the “peers inc” terminology because of the mutual importance of what she sees as two halves of the sharing economy equation:...
The relationship between the U.S. and China is fraught with tension, yet it has never been more important for the two countries to work together to solve climate change. The U.S. and China account for around 40 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, despite difficulties in other aspects of...
It's difficult to deny the tremendous—and often devastating—impacts that the boom/bust oil cycle have had on the region. The shift to clean energy provides an opportunity for the world to ease, and eventually cease, its dependence on oil, thus ending this cycle for good.
Solving the problem of climate change—reducing greenhouse gas emissions, making renewable energy more affordable and accessible, aiding communities affected by a destabilized climate—may seem like a job for scientists and engineers, not for humanists.
We're excited to announce the launch of our new audio podcast! The entirety of our foreign policy series, humanities interviews and Uncharted interviews to date have been converted into audio podcasts (and can of course still be viewed as videos).