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Mark Buchanan

Mark Buchanan

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What We Don’t Know About Climate Is Killing Us

For more than 30 years, scientists have tried to inform governments and the public on the urgent thr

Fighting Climate Change Won’t Be Painless

In 2015, the United Nations set 17 sustainable development goals, laudable aims to help humanity to

Ignoring Climate Change Is Only Human

A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests that we’ve probably lost o

Advice to Researchers: Admit What You Don’t Know

Research in science or medicine or economics is most valuable when it is unbiased, with researchers

Climate Change’s Long-Term Fix Has a Short-Term Cost

Global warming is getting a little scary, as its consequences emerge more quickly than most scientis

We’re Worrying about the Wrong Kind of AI

No computer has yet shown features of true human-level artificial intelligence much less conscious a

People Can Handle the Truth About the Environment

Some scientists think that humans can’t handle the truth about the damage they are doing to the envi

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