Despite being a major contributor of global carbon emissions, concrete remains a popular construction material. Research suggests this needs to change.
Removing red tape for new renewable energy projects will see additional energy coming online quite quickly.
President Joe Biden has pledged sweeping action on climate change but struggled to deliver it. A legal scholar explains why a national emergency declaration should be a last resort.
Cowpea is an important crop in Ghana. What will a genetically modified version mean for the country’s farmers?
In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court held that an Obama administration plan to regulate carbon emissions from power plants exceeded the power that Congress gave to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Climate change has a clear link to rising foodborne illnesses. Blackouts during heat waves and wildfires are a growing part of the problem.
The EU’s proposed regulations don’t align with existing technology. They’re likely to fail – or to break the internet as we know it.
EU rules often have significant effects beyond its borders. The new USB-C charging standard is a great example.
As nations pledge to preserve swaths of ocean within their territorial waters, a marine scientist explains why some marine protected areas shelter ocean life more effectively than others.
Congress tends to be most likely to act after an assassination or assassination attempt of historic proportions or mass shootings. But sometimes lawmakers do nothing beyond debate new measures.
Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is seen as a threat to the digital public square. International regulation is required to protect internet users’ access to democratic public spaces.
The use of “gamification” in stock trading and other apps raises new legal challenges. Existing legal tools should be adapted to meet these challenges.
The age of the free speech free-for-all is over – but public online spaces are possible.
The SEC’s proposal would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and other climate risks, but it’s not a done deal yet.
West Virginia v. EPA could be the opportunity that conservative justices have been seeking to curb federal power.
A regulatory approach will place an unnecessary burden on bio-innovators. This will discourage local investment for in-house R&D, as well as projects in the public sector.
The social cost helps regulators factor in harm from climate change when they consider new rules and purchases, like buying electric- vs. gas-powered trucks for the Postal Service.
You have a finely honed sense of privacy in the physical world. But the sights and sounds you encounter online don’t help you detect risks and can even lull you into a false sense of security.
Farmers are stuck in a chemical war against weeds, which have developed resistance to many widely used herbicides. Seed companies’ answer – using more varied herbicides – is causing new problems.
Misinformation will continue to strain society in 2022 as the lines between misinformation and political speech blur, cynicism grows and the lack of regulation allows misinformation to flourish.