This edition of The Emphasize is a imagined experiment: What if some of the methods to our most urgent worries, from local climate adjust to general public health and fitness crises, could be observed by reimagining previous concepts and outmoded engineering? The long term is nearer than we believe — we just have to have to rethink what we presently know, irrespective of whether which is the meat we take in, the workplace spaces we haven’t returned to, or the batteries powering the electric motor vehicle revolution.
Our structures are earning us unwell
Here’s how to take care of them — and what is obtaining in the way.
By Keren Landman
Inside of the fantastical, pragmatic quest to make “hybrid” meat
Hybrid cars and trucks gave way to electric powered vehicles. Could “hybrid meat” do the identical for beef and pork?
By Kenny Torrella
Under the hood of the electrical auto revolution
In the EV era, old automakers are learning new tips.
By Rebecca Heilweil
The finish of a battery’s existence issues as a great deal as its beginning
People in america are horrible at recycling. Electric cars and trucks are a likelihood to adjust that.
By Rebecca Leber
The squandered probable of rubbish dumps
Poisonous landfills are emblems of environmental injustice across the US. Clean up power can remake them.
By Neel Dhanesha
The long run of the place of work is a lab
What’s going to transpire to the workplace place we no for a longer time require?
By Rani Molla
Editors: Samantha Oltman, Adam Clark Estes, Libby Nelson, Izzie Ramirez, Brian Resnick, Bryan Walsh
Duplicate editors: Kim Eggleston, Elizabeth Crane, Caitlin PenzeyMoog, Tanya Pai
Art route: Dion Lee, Bita Honarvar
Viewers: Gabriela Fernandez, Shira Tarlo, Agnes Mazur, Mary Perkins
Generation/task editors: Susannah Locke, Nathan Corridor