Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Sequel' Will Make You Care Deeply About Climate Change All Over Again

In Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel, there’s an enjoyable episode involving Dale Ross, the mayor of Georgetown, Texas. An affable booster built like a fireplug, Ross tells Gore he’s spearheading the plan to get his town to switch to sustainable energy. His reason is that it’s cheaper, and he has a responsibility…

World's first CO2-sucking plant is being used to grow vegetables

How’s this for futuristic: The world’s first carbon-sucking plant is operating and the carbon dioxide it captures is being used to grow fruits and vegetables. Installed on the roof of a waste incinerator near Zurich, Switzerland, the plant literally sucks ambient air—a process called “Direct Air Capture”—before…