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We’ve changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Coastal dead zones, global warming, excess algae blooms, acid rain, ocean acidification, smog, impaired drinking water quality, an expanding ozone hole, and biodiversity loss. Seemingly diverse problems, but a common thread connects them: human disruption of how a …

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Take a Closer Look at Clean Tech

Over the past three years, clean-tech funding has been in the doldrums. In 2014, investors poured $2 billion into clean tech, but that number dropped …

Giant remote-controlled beetles and 'biobot' insects could replace drones

It might sound the stuff of nightmares, but giant cyborg beetles could soon be winging their way to a town near you, after scientists proved they can wire up insects and control them remotely.<p>Several labs across the world are trying to design robot insect swarms because the creatures are good at …

Will Self-Driving Cars Reduce Energy Use And Make Travel Better For The Environment?

I started learning driving only three years ago, and – inevitably – failed my first test. Naturally, I was disappointed: but then it occurred to me …

Carbon Sinks: The Next Big Thing (Part 3)

<i>This is the 3rd in a four-part post on using ecosystems to store carbon. Part 1 was about the need to bring the Earth's carbon cycle back into balance. Part 2 discussed how restoring carbon sinks is a necessary part of America's climate action plan. In this part, I describe why we should not always</i> …

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Every 11-Year-Old in Britain Is Getting a Free Mini Computer

Let the coding commence!<p>You've probably have heard of the Raspberry Pi - the barebones computing unit beloved by DIY hackers and coding enthusiasts …

Elon Musk Learning Hard Lessons in Energy Storage Market

Image source: Tesla Motors.<p>When <b>Tesla Motors</b> launched the Powerwall energy storage product last year, it was considered a product that would let people use electricity they generated and also have a stable backup source of power. Early indications are that the fast-cycling 7 kWh model is doing well …