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August 1, 2016
Since the oil crisis of 1973, the United States has quietly but steadily learned to use energy far more efficiently virtually everywhere, according to a new book by James Sweeney, director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University.
July 11, 2016
Adults get most of the credit for structuring and managing the world, but researchers are finding that children play a much bigger role in society than we often imagine.
June 9, 2016
More Fukushimas or unbridled climate change? Are the options so dire? Maybe we can generate nuclear power safely. Alternatively, renewable energy alone may contain global warming with less risk, cost and time.
April 26, 2016
Some people save energy because they care about the environment. Others just want the PopChips.
October 23, 2015
In the opening of the 1960s cartoon “The Jetsons,” George does not do much driving as the family flies around in their car. They also seem to live really far from their schools, shopping and work.