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Cultured Beef: Do We Really Need a $380,000 Burger Grown in Petri Dishes?

For the first time, the public has been treated to the spectacle of lab-grown meat cooked and eaten via live Webcast. Backed by Google billionaire Sergey Brin, Dutch tissue engineer Mark Post unveiled his “cultured beef” at a press event on August 5, answering the question posed by a 2011 Scientific American feature: “When Will [...]..

August 5, 2013 — David Biello
Spot the Differences in the New IPCC Report

Spot the Differences in the New IPCC Report

Changes have been made. No, I’m not talking about the difference between the 2007 climate change report from the Intergovernmental on Climate Change versus this latest iteration.

September 27, 2013 — David Biello
The New Climate Data: So What?

The New Climate Data: So What?

After much anticipation, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Friday revealed it’s new assessment of climate change, after two years of deliberation.

October 2, 2013 — Mark Fischetti
Scientists Team Up to Talk about Climate Change

Scientists Team Up to Talk about Climate Change

As many as 400,000 people voiced their concern about climate change during the People's Climate March in New York City on September 21. Held just before the United Nations Climate Summit, the march was one of many events held around the world...

October 6, 2014 — Lisa Gardiner
The Overwhelming Odds Of Climate Change

The Overwhelming Odds Of Climate Change

If you listen to global warming deniers, or even much of the public, it seems like there is some stack of scientific studies somewhere that refute anthropogenic—human-caused—climate change...

May 20, 2013 — Kyle Hill

El cambio climático, resumido en 29 puntos

El veredicto ya está. Ayer, el grupo de expertos del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático de las Naciones Unidas presentó su último informe,  que condensa 13 meses de trabajo de más de 800 científicos...

November 3, 2014 — Mark Fischetti
What You Need to Know about the Forthcoming Climate Change Report

What You Need to Know about the Forthcoming Climate Change Report

Talk about management by committee: one group of more than 800 scientist authors to cope with more than 9,000 scientific publications on climate change and more than 20,000 comments from “expert reviewers” (plus another 30,000 or so from various other interested parties.) Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is into four days of wrangling [...]..

September 24, 2013 — David Biello
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