Roundup may be taking a beating in the US, where three juries have concluded that it gave plaintiffs cancer, but it's still widely used around the globe.
Investigators are searching for what caused the tall apartment building near Miami to suddenly fail. What they find could lead to changes in building codes.
As thousands of new satellites enter Low Earth Orbit, it's important to consider their potential impact, including possible environmental damage in addition to hindering the work of astronomers.
Ireland is under pressure to investigate, and potentially fine, Facebook for alleged data breaches under GDPR.
The new EU regulation is about to change the way we do artificial intelligence. The United Nations needs to follow suit.
HFCs keep refrigerators cool, but when these short-lived climate pollutants leak, they warm the planet. The US EPA has a plan to phase them out, but what will replace them?
The Federal Trade Commission is rattling its saber at the technology industry over growing public concern about biased AI algorithms. Can the agency back up its threats?
The strong new laws will ban AI applications believed to violate EU citizens' fundamental rights.
Without reliable, local and timely data, countries will miss the potential of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation as a public health intervention.
Tension between the government’s economic and public health priorities is preventing stronger fiscal measures to address nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases.
Child care in Canada needs a major overhaul to improve working conditions for educators by increasing pay and investing in training and professional development opportunities.
To increase renewable energy use, the Biden administration wants the US to go from seven offshore wind turbines today to enough to power 10 million homes within a decade.
Submissions from students and parents to a select committee inquiry suggest the student accommodation sector is overdue for tougher regulation.
A former student at a therapeutic boarding school, who is now a scholar, explains why she believes a growing outcry is making a difference.
On the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, two experts explain why human choices are more important to nuclear safety than technology, and why the job is far from finished.
An economist and an environmental law expert explain why a tax is more palatable to the industry and better for the public than regulation.
Some Texans are receiving eye-popping electric bills after power providers passed on volatile costs to some of their customers – legally.
Misinformation isn't an inevitable product of social media. Proven techniques can help tech companies clean up their acts.
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.
Electric cars get a lot of hype, but what really matters for the climate are excess emissions from the many millions of gasoline vehicles still sold each year.