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Cuts to net metering could threaten California's solar progress

California’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals depend on steady growth in rooftop solar power. Utilities, however, are pushing for dramatic reductions in compensation to...

Jul 27, 2021 Report

Why are there suddenly so many ticks everywhere? One big factor is climate change, which is likely to keep making the problems of ticks and...

May 24, 2021 Blog Post

“Change” is often seen as synonymous with “sacrifice,” especially where the environment is concerned. But sometimes giving things up is no sacrifice at all. There...

May 12, 2021 Blog Post

How, in the middle of a climate crisis, does it make sense to make driving artificially cheap by refusing to charge drivers the full cost...

May 5, 2021 Blog Post

Authenticated digital art is skyrocketing. But few are aware that NFTs use 10 times more energy than other crypto transactions — a shocking waste of...

Mar 29, 2021 Blog Post

Perhaps our reliance on complex systems we do not and cannot ever fully understand, our hyperfocus on economic efficiency at the expense of resilience, and...

Mar 11, 2021 Blog Post

Traffic fell and deaths rose on America's roads during a pandemic-challenged 2020. That should make us think long and hard about what really matters in...

Mar 9, 2021 Blog Post

15 years of zombie dominance at the U.S. box office may reveal a lot about the real threats that keep us up at night.

Mar 5, 2021 Blog Post

The Biden administration's plan to electrify the entire federal vehicle fleet will not only cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by itself but can lead the...

Mar 3, 2021 Blog Post

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