Earth & Energy

As humanity’s impact on the biosphere becomes increasingly profound, the focus on alternative forms of energy intensifies. Simultaneously, scientists and innovators are working to engineer Earth’s weather and modify the environment to recreate the biosphere in a planned, precise way. We’ll follow the cutting-edge research that is leading us into the next age of energy and scrutinize the impact that humanity is having on our Pale Blue Dot.

After making headlines in gravitational waves, LIGO wants an upgrade.

January 23, 2017

Justin Trudeau just gave a sarcastic reporter a quick lesson in how quantum computers actually work.

January 19, 2017

The Department of Energy announced that it is releasing $82 million to fund research and develop nuclear energy into a climate change-compliant energy source.

September 28, 2016

A Vancouver high school student is working on an experiment to turn one billion litres of waste water into usable electricity in the Greater Vancouver Area.

September 24, 2016

This is what they call 'making the most of a bad situation.'

June 20, 2016

The last location on Earth breaches 400 ppm threshold for the first time in 4 million years.

June 20, 2016

The key difference maybe in effective fishing management

June 20, 2016

The continuos rise in renewable energy investment could mean the imminent end to fossil fuels. The question is, will this be enough to limit the global warming increas to less than 2 degrees Celsius?

June 20, 2016

Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.

June 17, 2016

Nikola Motor announced in a press release that their electric truck Nikola One already has over 7,000 pre-orders amounting to $2.3 billion, with some dealers willing to add their brand, or switch to them entirely. The Nikola One is set to be unveiled December 2 this year.

June 17, 2016