In its physical, political, and ethical dimensions, climate change is a mind-boggling challenge — and perhaps more complex than any humanity has faced. With that in mind, the Knight Science Journalism Program and Undark teamed up with the Cambridge Science Festival to try to bring the problem down to size.
President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts for the EPA would eliminate 3,000 jobs and reduce the agency’s budget by $2 billion. A scientist is pushing the biological and ethical limits on the days a human embryo can be kept alive in a lab. Read these stories and more in our twice-weekly news roundup.