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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 ScientificAmerican.com 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 www.sciamearth3.com

September 24, 2008 — Steve Mirsky
Energy versus Water: Solving Both Crises Together

Energy versus Water: Solving Both Crises Together

Water is needed to generate energy. Energy is needed to deliver water. Both resources are limiting the other—and both may be running short. Is there a way out?

September 1, 2008 — Michael E. Webber