Future Cities

Science
Even if geoengineering worked, over half the world could keep heating up
Patrick W. Keys, Curtis Bell, Elizabeth A. Barnes, James W. Hurrell, Noah Diffenbaugh and The Conversation
Science
Scientists may have already discovered a “miracle” fix for climate change
Saul Griffith and The Reader
Science
Is the Covid-19 pandemic over? Experts share their predictions for 2023
William Hauk, Lisa Miller, Wayne Au and The Conversation
Science
The best thriller of the century reveals a real climate change disaster
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Tesla's Semi truck took too long — so these truckers built their own version
Andrew Moseman
Innovation
Goodbye, IKEA — a futuristic technology could create self-assembling furniture
Molly Glick
Innovation
Scientists went dumpster diving to find out where all our trash really comes from
Matthew Johnson, Thomas Stanton, Antonia Law, Guaduneth Chico and The Conversation
Innovation
Can we terraform Mars? Scientists may have made a major breakthrough
Jeff Nagle
Innovation
Scientists create fake leaves that generate a clean fuel source
Sarah Wells
Innovation
60 years ago, an iconoclast designer revealed a fix for our biggest tech problem
Tim Gorichanaz and The Conversation
Innovation
Electric vehicles could transform U.S. cities — but not for the reason you think
Erica D. Walker and The Conversation
Innovation
Will Miami exist in 2050? 4 strategies could keep U.S. coastal cities afloat
James Gaines
Innovation
A wild new plane-train hybrid could whoosh you to your destination — if it can get off the ground
Molly Glick
Innovation
Railways around the world are literally melting — here’s why they can’t take the heat
Kangkang Tang and The Conversation
Culture
How parks can become epicenters of quiet gentrification
Jose Antonio Lara-Hernandez and The Conversation
Innovation
Carbon capture technology could turn trains into giant greenhouse-gas vacuums
Allison Parshall
Entertainment
Exclusive: Wesley Snipes dives into a cyberpunk apocalypse in 'The Exiled'
Jeff Spry
Culture
Inverse Longreads: Longform articles from Inverse
Nick Lucchesi
Innovation
The home of the future could never let your smartphone battery die
Claire Cameron
Innovation
Electric vehicles depend on chargers — this truth may be their greatest obstacle
Andrew Moseman
Innovation
Beam-steering radio technology could help autonomous cars finally hit the road
Sascha Brodsky
Innovation
NASA loses 2 cyclone-tracking satellites after launch company Astra rocket fails
Claire Cameron
Science
Planting trees isn’t enough. Here’s why we need tiny man-made forests
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
2022 hurricane season: Why it could be the worst since Hurricane Katrina
Nick Shay and The Conversation
Innovation
These robots have one special skill that could make human chefs obsolete
Sascha Brodsky
Innovation
Why one electric truck could tip America to renounce gas-powered cars for good
Claire Cameron
Innovation
SpaceX COO reiterates Elon Musk’s commitment to put humans on Mars by 2029
Claire Cameron
Innovation
Hyperloop: 9 years later, Elon Musk's biggest pipe dream may finally come true
James O'Malley
Innovation
This radical architecture style could make future cities good for your health
Claire Cameron
Science
One solar power tweak could be the future of energy production
Joachim Seel, Bentham Paulos, Will Gorman and The Conversation
Science
164 years later, one radical designer’s ideas about nature are vital to future cities
Claire Cameron
Science
How one architect’s radical ideas about nature changed American cities forever
Maddie Bender
Science
Why there's still hope for stopping the worst consequences of climate change
Robert Lempert, Elisabeth Gilmore and The Conversation
Culture
If humans go to Mars, we need an Earth Flag — here’s why
Oskar Pernefeldt
Science
How to build an Earthship: The trials and tribulations of going off the grid in New Mexico
Nick Aspinwall
Science
How to Save the Earth: Earth Day 2022
Jake Kleinman
Innovation
Dragonfly wings could help determine the future of human flight
Ashley Bardhan
Science
One everyday action could help combat climate change, UN report reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Evolutionary biologists are finally studying an ecosystem ignored for decades
Eric Bender and Knowable Magazine
Innovation
This is when we may finally achieve fusion energy — a Holy Grail of clean power
Mike Brown
Innovation
Welcome to HORIZONS
Inverse Staff
Innovation
Volvo's wireless charging taxis could help bring electric transport to the masses
Jordan Golson
Science
Ancient burials reveal the depths of humans’ love for beer
Ashley Bardhan
Innovation
How Rocket Lab’s giant rocket powers the future of space [Exclusive]
Mike Brown
Innovation
Look! The James Webb Space Telescope is beyond the Moon
Ashley Bardhan
Innovation
SpaceX Mars City needs to learn one vital lesson from U.S. history, expert says
Mike Brown and Ashley Bardhan
Entertainment
You need to watch the best steampunk sci-fi classic on Amazon Prime ASAP
Isaac Feldberg
Science
Is planting trees good for cities? Why this question misses an essential truth
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
The Boring Company
Nick Lucchesi
Innovation
SpaceX could become a space airline sooner than you think
Ashley Bardhan and Mike Brown