Government + Policy

Wind Power Is (Finally) Having a Moment

A surge in offshore wind projects has helped make wind power a renewable force.

2.9 Billion Reasons to Worry

More than one-third of the world’s population is still not connected to the internet. It’s a global scandal and a growing crisis. The International Telecommunication Union convened governments, NGOs, and businesses in Kigali, Rwanda for...

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

UN Aims for Climate-Conscious Digital World

The new Action Plan from the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability aims to “embed sustainability in all aspects of digitalization." Those of us who believe in the power of digital transformation need to get involved.

Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to National Security

The youth movement urges President Biden to act—with or without Congress.

G7 Countries to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Development Overseas

Ministers from the world’s biggest economies reach an agreement that could shift an estimated $33bn a year to clean energy sources.

Inside the Climate Conversation at Davos

The climate crisis and climate action were, finally, prominent themes at this week’s World Economic Forum. We hosted two Techonomy Climate sessions with leaders from Microsoft, Salesforce, Wipro, Carbon Capture, Heliogen, and Normative. Here’s what...

Exxon Must Go to Trial Over Alleged Climate Crimes, Court Rules

The ruling, and another crucial court decision this week, will force the company to face charges it lied about global heating.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

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