This week, Climate Confidential, a new reporting project from me and 5 of my favorite journalists is going live! Our team writes for big-name pubs like NYT, WSJ, Scientific American, The Economist, Wired, and Outside, and now we want to write for you.
In a country where two-wheelers once symbolized backwardness and poverty, Ines Brunn’s hip, eco-friendly devices have become a smash hit.
In which I report on Google’s robotics acquisitions and scoop the New York Times.
The New Deal’s infrastructure and arts programs left a legacy that’s being rediscovered.
Scientists haul their wares to Burning Man
Dozens of efforts are underway to aggressively expand Kenya’s electric power infrastructure and, in doing so, to “leapfrog” over fossil fuels toward a clean-energy economy.
A handful of “maker spaces” are bringing creative energy to the Chinese economy.
Thanks to a handful of new companies, menswear is getting a gender-bending overhaul that could make it easier for many lesbians and trans men to find suits that fit and feel good.
After a nearly 30 year hiatus, ammonia plants are making a comeback in the U.S., thanks to low natural gas prices. In addition to recent safety concerns, the plants pose another problem. They don’t just make fertilizer; they also produce vast amounts of carbon dioxide.
Travis Winn, a 29-year-old river guide based in Kunming, is working to bring people from China’s growing cities out to see the last remaining wild river in the country and, in doing so, martial their support for protecting it from a series of proposed dams
Necessity is the mother of invention, and Shawn Frayne, a serial inventor who cut his teeth designing for the developing world at MIT’s D-Lab program, is putting that hypothesis to the test through an emerging network of labs, known as the Ocean Invention Network.
A look at the future of human-robot interaction with nine-year-old Carter Bedford.
A series of robotics startup profiles for Robotics Business Review.