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CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.
The challenges aren’t just technological. They’re managerial.
In the past two centuries, the evolution of the U.S. Census has tracked the country’s social tensions and reflected its political controversies. Now its future is in question.
Cheap and simple medical devices could improve performance and lower health-care costs, but first they have to overcome deeply rooted biases.
It’s the ultimate political weapon. But we’ve never agreed on what it’s for.
An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.