What would happen if the polar ice caps melted?
“The number of people that would be affected by this is about 40% of the world population.”
What would happen if a supervolcano erupted?
What happens if we solve climate change?
“It's very important that we take steps, and we take them rapidly.”
What would happen if a giant asteroid hit the earth?
What would happen if a pandemic killed 10 percent of humans?
The future of Earth is 5 other planets
And one bonus prize.
12 board games that fix the biggest problem with Settlers of Catan
These eco-friendly games are shaking up the board game industry.
In 1986, Star Trek pushed a Greenpeace agenda as a blockbuster movie. It worked.
The legacy of 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage' is more than just a goofy movie time travel movie. Here's how it changed our world for the better.
Biodiversity loss is making humanity sicker
By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in towns and cities.
Inverse Daily: Carbon-neutral by 2050
In the wake of the news that the 2010s was the hottest-ever decade on record, many are asking what an be done to stop the trend?
The Netherlands is sinking and an iconic Dutch symbol is to blame
“In 100 years, sea level rise as a result of climate change is a bigger problem for the Netherlands."
Climate scientist: Our profession is letting down humanity
Forty years of these efforts have not had any impact on the carbon course of humanity.
9 things we love that are being destroyed by climate change
Time to step it up a notch as we enter a new decade.
Climate change: 6 positive stories from around the world in 2019
Climate researchers have not given up hope for our planet.
Solar panels will continue to decline in price in the 2020s
The sun is set to shine on solar energy.
The dark side of plant-based food
Food trends are far more political — and economically motivated — than it seems.
Don't discount carbon capture just yet, study says. It could go underwater.
Environmentalists have been reluctant in the past, but scientists say it could really work.
I quit flying for a year. Here's what I learned during my year off.
Air travel only accounts for about three percent of warming, so why all the fuss?
The 5 corrupt pillars of climate change denial
Why are we allowing the people with the most privilege and power to delay us from saving the planet?
To feed the world in 2050 we need to build the plants that evolution didn’t
With the tools we have now, we can’t create new breeds and cultivars fast enough to cope with the rapidly changing conditions.
4 ways the climate crisis is causing animals to ‘shapeshift’
Scientists explain the bizarre ways animal bodies adapt to a warming world.
These 5 resilient cities can teach us how to survive the climate crisis
These cities can teach other urban spaces how to move forward.
To avoid catastrophe, this shocking amount of fossil fuels must stay in the ground
Scientists stress 60 percent of oil and fossil methane gas and 90 percent of coal must stay in the ground to prevent global temperatures from rising above 1.5 °C.
Why illegal cannabis farms are a lethal threat to wildlife
Scientists reveal the hidden environmental repercussions of illegal cannabis farms.
Hurricane Ida and climate change: Scientists explain the deadly connection
Plus four things cities must do to prepare for future superstorms.
These 12 places could be the key to saving the planet — study
To save the planet, we need to think more strategically, experts say.
UN climate report: 3 big findings you need to know ASAP
There’s no use sugarcoating it: the report’s findings are urgently dire.
This tree could be key to saving the Earth — if we can regrow it right
They’re sponges for greenhouse gases — but replanting after disaster has been difficult.
This type of cannabis can suck "forever chemicals" out of the ground
How the Micmac nation, scientists, and activists teamed up to eradicate PFAS.
Amazon rainforest: The 2 actions that could reverse a terrible, growing trend
How the world's "lungs" became a massive polluter.
Scientists discover the ancient birthplace of marijuana
The origin story of cannabis is wilder than you think.
The best Western RPG ever made has a surprising real-life benefit
Behold the immersive power of gaming.