Can Weird-Looking Planes Save the Planet?

The shape of passenger airplanes has remained largely the same since the 1950s.

The Beauty Pageants Inspired by the Atomic Bomb

You see reminders of the bomb’s fad appeal every summer on the beach.

Can Nanoparticles Make Fossil Fuels Cleaner?

Groundbreaking science is fundamentally altering the debate around oil and gas.

Mozambique's Islamic Insurgency Spooks Global Gas Industry

The world's biggest gas firms want a piece of the East African nation, which boasts the world's largest offshore gas field.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Flying Dirty: Why Airlines Emissions Rise Even When They Try to Cut

Airlines are increasing their carbon footprint despite cutting per-passenger emissions.

Butterfly Effect: Russia's Coming After America's Shale

Russia and Saudi Arabia might appear to be the main protagonists of the oil price war that has bloodied markets this week.

Post-Coal Europe Faces a Whole New Dilemma

The continent's power plants are in need of something new to burn.

The Brilliant Female Brain Behind the Bomb

Lise Meitner is probably the most important researcher you’ve never heard of.

How Solar Roads Could Make Transport Cleaner

Roads with photovoltaic panels instead of asphalt could be the future.

California Schools Fight Fire With the Sun

Solar storage is helping the Golden State's schools remain open — and safe — during wildfires.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

The Oil Boom You Haven’t Heard Of

Azerbaijan — not Texas or Pennsylvania — was home to history’s most dizzying oil rush.

Can Oman’s New Ruler Maintain Legacy as Middle East’s Peacemaker?

The Arab world’s longest-serving ruler recently died, and many wonder whether the successor his follow in his conflict-resolving path.

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