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Is democracy getting in the way of saving the planet? | Kate Aronoff

What the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report confirmed this month is that the stable climate many of us grew up with is gone and has been replaced by a fundamentally...

Infrastructure deal’s ‘no strings attached’ funding prioritizes new highways, experts warn

Houston could soon be home to a controversial new highway expansion that would cost more than $7 billion and promises...

What’s in the infrastructure bill for smart cities?

Dive Brief: The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday could offer cities new opportunities...

Hope renewed for Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail

  Dive Brief: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday signed legislation meant to accelerate development of high-speed rail in the state, including...

Biden-backed ‘blue’ hydrogen may pollute more than coal, study finds | Hydrogen power

The large infrastructure bill passed by the US Senate and hailed by Joe Biden as a key tool to tackle the climate crisis includes billions of dollars to support a supposedly...

Concerns over China's online influence campaigns overseas, while valid, are often overblown as there is little evidence to show campaigns are actually working (Just...

Just Security: Concerns over China's online influence campaigns overseas, while valid, are often overblown as there is little evidence to show campaigns are actually working  —  On April 27, 2021, Tristan...

Wildfires Are Intensifying. Here’s Why, and What Can Be Done.

By nearly every metric, the wildfires in the Western United States are worsening. They are growing larger, spreading faster and reaching higher, scaling mountain elevations that previously were too wet and...

A Warning About Joe Biden’s Power Plan – Watts Up With That?

By Larry BehrensJuly 06, 2021 With President Biden pressing on with attacks against America’s oil and natural gas workers to push his environmental agenda, it’s past time to shed a little light on...
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