September 1, 1983 The Sciences The Mediterranean desert, Christopher Wren, monstrous growths, and industrial chemistry Philip Morrison Scientific American Volume 249, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0983-37 Originally published as "Books" in Scientific American Volume 249, Issue 3 August 26, 2015 Sustainability The Arctic as a whole is melting down, prompting Pres. Obama’s trip north Jean Chemnick, Christa Marshall and ClimateWire April 1, 2013 Sustainability The inventor of the energy return on investment (EROI) metric argues that economic growth could soon stop—and that we need to get smart about incorporating the true cost of fuel in energy policies... Mason Inman Scientific American Volume 308, Issue 4 January 7, 2015 Sustainability A new analysis reveals the nations—U.S. included—that must sacrifice exploiting much of their carbon-based energy resources if they are serious about combating climate change... David Biello October 6, 2016 Environment Tests show that technology can control methane emissions John Fialka and ClimateWire February 21, 1891 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 64, Issue 8 10.1038/scientificamerican02211891-117 April 30, 2001 The Sciences For billions of years the sun has steadily provided vast amounts of energy. Are we ready to tap into this resource? Naomi Lubick April 2, 2018 Policy & Ethics Previous incarnation oversaw clean energy spending, investigated Deepwater Horizon spill Josh Kurtz and E&E News November 29, 2016 Policy & Ethics The incoming administration could quickly withdraw the U.S. from international climate change agreements, but domestic change is likely slower Annie Sneed May 13, 2016 Policy & Ethics Two dozen forensic scientists will analyze DNA from a wreck just exhumed from the Mediterranean seafloor Barbie Latza Nadeau September 1, 1935 The Sciences Caissons Constructed Upside Down on Ways, Launched, Built Up, Turned Over, Sunk in Clay, Workmen Inside Excavate Water Bed R. G. Skerrett Scientific American Volume 153, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0935-128 January 1, 1959 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 200, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0159-62 Originally published as "Science and the Citizen" in Scientific American Volume 200, Issue 1 September 24, 2012 Sustainability This summer's record melt suggests the Arctic may lose its ice cap seasonally sooner than expected. What impacts can we expect? David Biello December 1, 1958 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 199, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamerican1258-52 Originally published as "Science and the Citizen" in Scientific American Volume 199, Issue 6 October 1, 1995 Tech Detonation of small quantities of strategically placed explosives can demolish an unwanted high-rise in a matter of seconds J. Mark Loizeaux and Douglas K. Loizeaux October 1995 10.1038/scientificamerican1095-146 April 12, 2017 Climate The massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet looks stable from above—but it’s a dangerously different story below Jane Qiu and Nature magazine September 1, 1969 The Sciences The shallow regions adjacent to the continents are equal in extent to 18 percent of the earth's total land area. They are alternately exposed and drowned as the continental glaciers advance and retreat... K. O. Emery Scientific American Volume 221, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0969-106 September 1, 1980 Sustainability The future growth in the global demand for energy will come mainly from the less developed countries. If the demand is to be satisfied, the transfer of technology from the developed countries is essential... Wolfgang Sassin Scientific American Volume 243, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0980-118 August 1, 1988 The Sciences Continental crust is actively deforming as the Pacific and North America plates slide past each other. Direct measurements of the process rely on extraterrestrial reference points such as quasars... Thomas H. Jordan and J. Bernard Minster Scientific American Volume 259, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0888-48 October 14, 2015 Sustainability Mexico is trying to lead by example through climate roadblocks Umair Irfan and ClimateWire Expertise. Insights. Illumination.
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