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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.

Take That Malthus
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.

Take That Malthus
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.

Take That Malthus
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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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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