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Take That Malthus
Take That Malthus
Rediscovering Gaia’s Riches

The discoveries of new water supplies for parched California and a massive new reserve of helium in Africa pile fresh dirt on Malthus’s grave.

Take That Malthus
Hyper-Efficient Indoor Vegetable Factories Prove Malthus Wrong, Again

A new type of indoor farming grows large crops in small spaces, and could be the latest reason to thumb your nose at a Malthusian.

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The Office of Tomorrow is Green

Smart technology is helping modern workplaces save time, money, and—listen up, greens—energy. But the green workplace strategy with the most potential does away with the office altogether.

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Here's How We Feed the Future

The total amount of land used to grow crops has declined since 1998, while the global food supply has increased. We’re growing more with less, and proving environmentalist fear-mongers wrong in the process.

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Are the Water Wars Receding?

Israel just had its driest recorded winter, but it isn’t afraid of a water shortage. Desalination technology has come a long way, making predictions of a worldwide freshwater crisis seem far less likely to come true.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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