US households use almost twice as much energy as those in Europe and produce nearly one-fifth of America’s energy-related carbon emissions. Here are ways that we can reduce their footprint and live cheaper and cleaner.
From geese flying through the sky in formation to schools of fish swimming in the ocean, the world’s creatures show an efficiency that is the envy of physicists, architects and designers. Writer Gary Ferguson explains the inspiration that we humans can draw from how energy flows in the natural world.
From machine intelligence to post-subsistence economies, Google’s Blaise Agüera y Arcas lays out 6 (okay, 7) ways everything is set to change.