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If a tree falls in a forest…

Science  19 Feb 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6275, pp. 822
DOI: 10.1126/science.aae0110

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In desperate times, just how desperate are the measures we are willing to pursue? The stark implications of climate change are leading to no shortage of proposals. Should we drink water recycled from flushed toilets? Or try to generate electricity from massive artificial tornadoes? What if we could engineer humans to have cat eyes that are capable of seeing in lower light so as to reduce nighttime energy use? The Adaptors, a podcast series that explores these and other innovative ideas for mitigating climate change, is sharp and entertaining—but will it reach the audiences that need to hear it most?