Climate Changed

An expansive graphic novel-style analysis of the world's environmental woes and the policy action around them

Visual learners, rejoice. French artist and journalist Philippe Squarzoni—known for his celebrated non-fiction, graphic novel-style works on politics and human rights—lends his eye and storytelling panache to an extensive work on one of the world’s most significant and controversial issues: climate change. Inspired by both the scale and complexity of the issue, Squarzoni’s latest work “Climate Changed” is an addictive and personal account of the …

Airdrop

A lo-tech air harvester aims to alleviate the effect of drought on agriculture

Dependent on regional agriculture for sustenance and economic security, rural communities are often the hardest hit by droughts. Following a twelve-year dry spell in southeastern Australia’s Murray Darling basin, Edward Linnacre saw the need for a lo-tech solution to maintain agriculture in particularly arid climates. The Swinburne University of Technology student created Airdrop, an “air harvester” that collects and distributes critical moisture to crops during …

Our Choice

New Al Gore app spearheads the future of interactive books

Based on a fantastic user interface designed by Our Choice” has been reinvigorated for the iPad as an app that launches today. We previewed the new version, produced by Rodale and Melcher Media, which lays out Gore’s take on the looming global climate crisis in a beautiful interactive format that allows the user to pinch and swipe their way through pages, infographics, videos and images. …