Watch This Reporter Drink Purified Sewage


Inside the world’s biggest wastewater recycling facility.

How Many Hurricanes Will Hit Hawaii This Weekend?

Hurricane Iselle on August 4. NASA/Wikimedia Commons

The islands face a forecast that is being called “unprecedented.”

Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple’s iCloud


Lisa Jackson on Apple’s wide-ranging plan to green its act.

This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Change—Because It’s a Threat to the Bottom Line


Food giant General Mills now has some pretty sweet climate bragging rights.

How Western Civilization Ended, Circa 2014

The Thwaites Glacier of West Antarctica. In a new sci-fi novella, the collapse of this ice sheet becomes synonymous with the collapse of Western Civilization. NASA

Two historians turn to science fiction to scare the hell out of you about climate change.


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