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.

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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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AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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