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Earth 3.0: Solutions for Sustainable Progress

Solutions to environmental problems ranging from global warming to peak oil--and how the environment is playing a role in this year's elections

  • September 24, 2008

Earth 3.0

Scientific American editor Mark Fischetti talks about Earth 3.0, a new SciAm publication concerning energy, sustainability and the environment. And writer Larry Greenemeier discusses the interface between nanotech and biology. Plus, we'll test your knowledge about some recent science in the news. Web sites mentioned in this episode include

September 24, 2008 — Steve Mirsky
Growing Vertical: Skyscraper Farming

Growing Vertical: Skyscraper Farming

Cultivating crops in downtown skyscrapers might save bushels of energy and provide city dwellers with distinctively fresh food

September 1, 2008 — Mark Fischetti
Buying Green: 7 Ecofriendly Products

Buying Green: 7 Ecofriendly Products

SciAm takes a look at new products, from environmentally friendly suede jackets to biodegradable toilet paper

September 1, 2008 — Steven Ashley

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