Articles by

Matt Reynolds

You Don't Have to Quit Meat to Save the Planet—Just Eat Less

In April, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change dropped a gargantuan report examining how humans might mitigate...

It’s Not Too Late to Stop Mass Extinction in the Ocean

When Deutsch and Penn ran their models to find out how species would respond in the very...

The Energy Crisis Is Pushing Solar Adoption—for Those Who Can Pay

When John Topham first thought about putting solar panels on his roof in north Wales, the numbers...

Biofuels Are Getting a Second Look—and Some Tough Questions

Since then Plevin’s position has changed completely. “My conclusion at the end of all this is it’s...

Chernobyl Was a Wildlife Haven. Then Russian Troops Arrived

Germán Orizaola was standing in the shadow of Chernobyl Power Plant’s reactor Number Four—the epicenter of the...

A Bold Idea to Stall the Climate Crisis—by Building Better Trees

Now a Californian startup has taken the same approach, but this time with poplar trees. In a...

These Ukrainians Are Stuck in Antarctica as War Rages at Home

Almost 9,500 miles from Kyiv, the Ukrainian flag flutters above a handful of squat, scattered buildings perched...

Africa’s Oldest DNA Is Helping Address Science’s Racial Bias

Human history is written in DNA. Where our ancestors lived and who they loved—the story is right...