Matt Simon

Matt Simon is a science writer for Wired.

The outside of a large apartment building, dotted with air conditioners.

What If Air Conditioning Could Help Stop Climate Change Instead of Causing It?

Using technology currently in development, AC units in skyscrapers and homes could get turned into machines that pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

The San Francisco Bay, with Alcatraz Island in the foreground

Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Ground Pose a Double Threat to the Bay Area

New research suggests more of the San Francisco area than previously thought could be underwater by 2100.