3D-printing robots are being used to build a 100-home housing development in the US state of Texas.
An innovation's value is found between the technophile’s promises and the Luddite’s doomsday scenarios.
Eat your beans.
Simple physics makes hauling vast ice chunks thousands of miles fiendishly difficult — but not impossible.
Innovative thinking has done away with problems that long dogged the electric devices — and both scientists and environmentalists are excited about the possibilities.
Entrenched business wisdom says that community-led economic systems are pure fantasy. Douglas Rushkoff disagrees.
Why can’t more rainwater be collected for the long, dry spring and summer when it’s needed?
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
Retired astronaut Ron Garan believes that before we can begin solving our problems, we must understand our interrelatedness through the "orbital perspective."
Synthetic milk is not a sci-fi fantasy; it already exists.
It's on a 100,000-year timescale, though, so the next few centuries might not be so comfortable.
Environmental activists want us to feel "flight shame" if we can take a train, instead. But this isn't entirely realistic, even in Europe.
Many countries just ship their plastic waste overseas.
"Ghost gear" leads to hundreds of thousands of animal deaths.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
Flashy desalination technology is more costly and cumbersome than many other solutions.
You might think it's impossible to run out of wind, but Europe's "wind drought" proves otherwise. And it's only going to get worse.
Most electric car charging is done at night. A grid powered mostly by renewable energy might not be able to meet demand, but there is a solution.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Spaceguard shows that we can manage risks to the extinction of humanity — if only we put our mind to it.
Should you blast the A/C even when you're not at home?
Anyone up for a crisp, blonde ale?
Scientists turn to nature to improve a ubiquitous building material.