Articles by

Matt Reynolds

Why Bother Bringing Back the Dodo?

This makes a lot of sense. De-extincting an entire species will require breakthroughs in all kinds of...

Is It Time to Call Time on the Doomsday Clock?

But at the same time, annual carbon emissions are still rising. While the future is looking better,...

Easily Distracted? You Need to Think Like a Medieval Monk

Medieval monks were, in many ways, the original LinkedIn power users. Earnest and with a knack for...

This Seriously Hipster Bean Is Coffee’s Best Hope for Survival

But in the right hands, liberica can be a revelation. In 2016 Davis visited some coffee farmers...

Climate Enforcers Need Hard Evidence. Friederike Otto Has It

But attribution science can do a lot more than tell us how climate change influences the weather....

You Don’t Need to Fear a World of Eight Billion Humans

On November 15, the 8 billionth person on the planet was born. Well, more or less. That...

Vertical Farming Has Found Its Fatal Flaw

In June, a vast new vertical farm opened on the outskirts of the English town Bedford. At...

Vertical Farming Needs to Grow More Than Salad

If you’ve watched The Martian you know how difficult it is to grow food on Mars. Almost...