Some Texans are receiving eye-popping electric bills after power providers passed on volatile costs to some of their customers – legally.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~7 min
Misinformation isn't an inevitable product of social media. Proven techniques can help tech companies clean up their acts.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~10 min
The Texas electric power market is designed to give energy companies incentive to sell electricity at the lowest possible cost. That focus helps explain why it collapsed during a historic cold wave.
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~9 min
Deplatformed groups can all too easily flock to alternative platforms to coordinate.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~8 min
Pipeline companies have run roughshod over several regions where they're building, racking up safety and environmental violations. Many residents feel trapped, with no control over their property.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~10 min
To make the US auto fleet greener, increasing fuel efficiency matters more than selling electric vehicles
Electric cars get a lot of hype, but EV sales today are actually increasing transportation's carbon footprint. Here's how federal clean-car standards produce this counterintuitive result.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~9 min
New research suggests tech firms need to improve how they detect abuse in response to the evolving use of coded language.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~7 min
The US environmental justice movement dates back to the early 1980s, but federal support for it has been weak and inconsistent. Here are four things Biden's EPA can do to improve that record.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~8 min
The Trump administration used this shortcut liberally in 2017, but its potential pitfalls and impact raise a question: Should Congress repeal it?
Jan. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains how the new administration can mobilize all parts of his government as it faces five big climate challenges.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min