The beautiful blue marble that we call home is, at least for now, the only one we’ve got. And while nature has taken a beating over the last century, tech may provide solutions that could help us repair the damage.

The Truth about Recycling and What You Can Do

The Truth about Recycling and What You Can Do

Getting people to recycle may have been one of the biggest marketing successes since the surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packs. Everyone recycles. It’s a sign that you’re a good, responsible person and a steward of the environment. That may be why social media...

The Sustainable City in Dubai

The Sustainable City in Dubai

Illustration redesigned by Devin Thorpe What if you could live in a city with a net-zero carbon footprint? That’s the question that Faris Saeed, director of Diamond Developers in Dubai, asked himself in 2013. That year, his company made a splash at the International...

Can your garbage produce energy

Can your garbage produce energy

Illustration redesigned by Devin Thorpe Two of the major environmental issues facing humanity right now: rising carbon dioxide levels and garbage. Some municipalities – and even some nations – believe that they’ve found the key to solving both of these problems at...