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Its authority derives not from unbiased experts but from the institutions and norms that structure their work.
Gregory E. Kaebnick
A new “solar homesteading law” could harness rays of sun that fall on roofs and parking lots in cities and advance the aims of energy democracy.
David McDermott Hughes
If many marine mammals are on the verge of extinction, it is not for lack of environmental activism, but because we are entangled in a global financial system that it does not seem possible to transform.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
The pandemic holds important political lessons for the climate crisis, but they must be taught.
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.
Joshua Cohen, Edward J. Markey, David G. Victor, Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos, Robert C. Hockett
As Big Data tools reshape health care, biased datasets and unaccountable algorithms threaten to further disempower patients.
For a century, critics of all political stripes have challenged the role of science in society. Repairing distrust today requires confronting those arguments head on.
COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black communities is just one of many respiratory inequities shaped by systemic racism.
We must reimagine how to make life-saving vaccines available to everyone.
Diplomacy isn’t enough. To decarbonize the economy, we must integrate bottom-up, local experimentation with top-down, global cooperation.
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
Biden should rejoin the Paris Agreement, but diplomacy isn’t enough. To decarbonize the economy, we must integrate bottom-up, local experimentation with top-down, global cooperation.
COVID-19 is not just a public health crisis. It is also a crisis of public reason.
Waiting to ensure uninterrupted power for everyone as we transition away from fossil fuels will cost too much time—and too many lives.
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