Your next-generation steak saves both cows and the planet. The main ingredient? Carbon dioxide.
By changing the method of how new crypto coins are created, Ethereum has managed to reduce the blockchain's energy consumption drastically.
New, healthier sugar means that we can continue to enjoy the excellent taste, without deteriorating our health.
Since January 1st of this year, Hawaii has had a ban on shark fishing. They are the first US state to enact such a ban.
Something is about to break, it is often claimed. But is that true? For decades, immigration has increased, without xenophobia increasing. The view of equality, homosexual rights, violence, and causes of crime has shifted sharply in the direction of human rights.
A rechargeable battery made from crab shell and zinc could make wind and solar power greener. Parts that cannot be recycled after the battery's lifetime can instead be put on the compost.
A more accurate forecast for when a child will be born provides more security for mothers and can help maternity care better plan for staffing needs.
The World Bank invests $31.7 billion in climate aid, which is the largest sum ever for the organization.
PART 3: During the same period that Sweden's population increased by two million and the economy increased by 176 percent, energy use only increased by 25 percent.
An AI can show where the risk of forest fires is greatest and which strategies work best to prevent the fires.
A new vaccine is more effective than what the WHO says is required to eliminate malaria in the long run.
Manuka honey mixed with a common drug can help clear the deadly bacteria causing cystic fibrosis which is drug resistance.
For the first time in decades, an endangered mussel reproduces again in the Cedar River, Minnesota.
A new algorithm can make it possible to both study difficult diseases and streamline the production of everything from detergents to medicines.
In order to help reduce roadkill, wildlife researchers scour Costa Rica’s highways.
"A millennial couple recounting how they wrestled for a decade (!) with the “ethical quandary” of whether to bring “another human onto an already crowded planet.” (she wanted to raise a “climate ally,” he feared for the child’s future)," writes Ulrika G. Gerth
We're honored to present these top reads from world-class writers, who contribute to Warp News because they believe in our mission of spreading fact-based optimism all over the world.
Jim O'Shaughnessy is a legendary investor on Wall Street. He shares what he thinks is the biggest opportunity for the future and explains how the world is going through a great reshuffle.
The story of Peter Carlsson and Northvolt teaches us two lessons: You need to understand the future to see all the possibilities, and you must be a fact-based optimist to grab them.
Much has been said and written about how Elon Musk thinks and operates, but despite that, a key part has been neglected. There are two parts to The Elon Code, but only one part has gotten most of the attention. Here we dive into the second part.
With so much progress in the world, how can pessimism still be widespread? It is because of cynicism, denying that “so-called-progress” is progress, argues David Deutsch, professor at Oxford University and one of the world's leading intellectuals on optimism.
Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired Magazine and author of several books, among them The Inevitable. For Warp News he presents his case for optimism.
An increasing number of people think the future belongs to China. Interestingly, that’s what well-informed pundits assumed 1,000 years ago as well. The reason that those predictions turned out wrong tells us something important about China’s prospects this time.