No seeds were lost, but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change. The post The Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Flooded. Thanks, Global Warming appeared first on WIRED.
Starting as early as December, the city of Modesto, CA will sell its highly treated wastewater to struggling nearby farmers. The post Veggies Grown With Toilet Water Could Be Headed to Your Table appeared first on WIRED.
As climate change continues tightening the state's water supply, farmers will have to become more calculating. The post Silicon Valley’s Mission to Save California Ag From Dying of Thirst appeared first on WIRED.
A scientist goes on a search for old soil, and his research reveals a promising result: Humans can slow climate change simply by feeding people. The post A Crucial Climate Mystery Hides Just Beneath Your Feet appeared first on WIRED.
The region is poised for more renewable energy and less coal. The post Trump Can Scrub the Clean Power Plan, But the West Will Stay Green appeared first on WIRED.
Improvements to water quality or fishing controls don't prevent underwater heatwaves damaging coral, studies of mass bleaching events reveal The post Only an End to Global Warming Can Save the Great Barrier Reef appeared first on WIRED.
A day in the field as researchers wring water data from Colorado's snowpack. The post It Takes More Than a Shovel to Decode Colorado's Snowpack (Like Lasers) appeared first on WIRED.
At a time when more than half of all humans live in cities, the influence of the natural world is at a low ebb, while our understanding of it keeps growing. The post You Spend 5 Percent of Your Day Outside. Try Making It More appeared first on WIRED.
A public information film unseen for years shows Shell had clear grasp of global warming 26 years ago but has not acted accordingly since, say critics. The post Watch Shell's 1991 Video Warning of Catastrophic Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
Experts say his plan to bring back coal and increase oil and gas defies reason. The post Making Sense of President Trump’s Contradictory Energy Plan appeared first on WIRED.