Why Can't We?!

Our experts break down the science behind five environmental conundrums

Nov 10, 2011
Outside Magazine
Earthquake Predicting

Earthquake Predicting    Photo: Jameson Simpson

Find more ways to make the planet a better place in the Outside Guide to Fixing the World.

Why can't we create plants that trap CO2 permanently? Why can't we just mount solar panels to our cars instead of using gasoline? Our writers break down these and three other solutions to our environmental woes.

Divert floodwater to drought regions?
Take sunscreen in a pill?
Drive cars equipped with solar panels?
Predict earthquakes?
Genetically modify plants to eat up CO2?

Filed To: Nature

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