3 ways Congress could hold Facebook accountable for its actions

Pressure is mounting on Congress to take action on Facebook. Our panel of experts offers their top priorities: user control of data, banking-like oversight and resources to close the digital divide.

Ryan Calo, Professor of Law, University of Washington • conversation
Nov. 10, 2021 ~8 min

​7 ways to get proactive about climate change instead of feeling helpless: Lessons from a leadership expert

To learn to be more proactive, start by viewing yourself as someone who cares about the environment and the future.

Thomas S. Bateman, Professor Emeritus of Organizational Behavior, University of Virginia • conversation
Nov. 10, 2021 ~9 min

Corporate sustainability fails by selling more stuff

A new book examines how corporate sustainability efforts have failed. Selling lots of green products is, after all, still untenable consumerism.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Nov. 9, 2021 ~8 min

COP26: the psychological game behind a successful negotiation

Global leaders at COP26 need to understand what is at stake for each nation and build trust to achieve a successful outcome.

Raf Sluismans, Program Manager in Innovation-related Projects, Maastricht University • conversation
Nov. 5, 2021 ~8 min

How some polluters work around the rules

Local and state agencies generally monitor air quality on an intermittent schedule, such as once every six days. Here's what happens on the other days.

U. Oregon • futurity
Nov. 3, 2021 ~8 min

Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology named Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence

The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (Hawking CTC) at the University of Cambridge is expanding its Intel Graphics and Visualization Institute

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 26, 2021 ~3 min

Cambridge-led Ceres Agri-Tech launches first three spin-outs

The first three spin-out companies have been launched from a government-backed knowledge exchange partnership designed to revolutionise the creation and uptake

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 26, 2021 ~4 min

Climate plan urging plant-based diet shift deleted

A research paper recommending people shift towards plant-based foods is not policy, the government says.

Oct. 20, 2021 ~3 min

Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to help replace gas boilers

The England and Wales grants will cover just 90,000 heat pumps out of more than 20 million households..

Oct. 19, 2021 ~9 min

How the climate crisis is transforming the meaning of ‘sustainability’ in business

Publicly, companies have been paying more attention to social and environmental issues, but their priority remains profit. Climate change is forcing an evolution, a business strategy expert writes.

Raz Godelnik, Assistant Professor of Strategic Design & Management, The New School • conversation
Oct. 12, 2021 ~9 min