Pritham Aravind

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India's big move into solar is already paying off

India's massive bet on solar power is paying off far earlier than anticipated.<p>The price of solar power has plummeted in recent months to levels rivaling that of coal, positioning the renewable source as a viable mainstream option in a country where 300 million people live without electricity.<p>Solar …

Renewable Energy

Why We Should Choose Science over Beliefs

Ever since college I have been a libertarian—socially liberal and fiscally conservative. I believe in individual liberty and personal responsibility. …

Music you may have missed in the last three months

The past three months have been crammed with twists and turns: Kanye West finally released his punk gospel odyssey <i>The Life Of Pablo</i> via a truly chaotic public unveiling, Rihanna came back into our lives and speakers for good with sexy stoner creation <i>ANTI</i>, Beyoncé unleashed the powerful and defiant …

David Bowie

These smart clothes will do everything from charge your phone to monitor your workout

Whether it's tracking your workout or charging your phone, these clothing options show how fashion is moving in a technologically-focused direction.<p>Here's a look at the smart clothing options out there right now:

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Mainstream Media

This Is the Missing Ingredient in the Climate Change Fight

I recently returned home from Paris, where I participated in a number of events around the climate-change conference that used food to tell the story …

New Report Warns Of Dramatic Changes For Arctic Under Global Warming

After decades of rising temperatures, Arctic conditions have reached new heights again this year.<p><i>The latest report on the Arctic by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds dwindling sea ice and temperatures as much as 3 Celsius (5.4 Fahrenheit) above average are disrupting</i> …

Global Warming

This is how much warmer 2015 has been than any year recorded

This year will go down in history as the warmest year on record, beating out 2014 for the dubious distinction. That fact alone is striking, …

50 Best Songs of 2015

2015 was the year Drake made our hotlines bling, the Weeknd made sure we couldn't feel our faces, Adele said "Hello" again and Fetty Wap made us all …

Music

The U.S. Could Cut Water Use By 33% Using Existing Technology

The White House thinks the U.S. can dramatically reduce its water use, and announces a “Water Summit” to unleash innovation in a stagnant sector.<p>Water isn’t a national security issue inside the U.S. Indeed, for most Americans, water isn’t an issue at all. Even in California, in the midst of the …

Best albums of 2015: Kamasi Washington, Courtney Barnett and Young Fathers on making the cut

Kamasi Washington<p><b>Congratulations, Kamasi,</b> <b>you made one of our favourite albums of the year</b><b>! How do you feel about The Epic?</b><br>It was a leap of faith for me. When I was making it, I didn’t know exactly what was going to happen with it. I put all my own life savings into it at that point, and it panned …

Kendrick Lamar

Obama's phantom climate change agreement

On November 12, 1998, President Clinton signed the Kyoto Protocol, which required dramatic cuts to carbon dioxide emissions. It was an empty gesture, …

‘At time of great division,’ unity on Paris climate accord must be built upon – UN Assembly President

The President of the 193-member United Nations General Assembly today vowed to begin the hard work of carrying out the Paris Agreement on climate …

United Nations

How Vertical Farming is Revolutionizing the Way We Grow Food

Traditional farming is taking a huge toll on the environment—a problem that’s set to worsen due to our ever-growing global population. Yet there are …

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …