Government + Policy

Biden’s Bet: The Future of Manufacturing Is Microscopic

With $2 billion from the Biden administration, biomanufacturing in the U.S. is poised for significant growth. The economy may be, too.

New and Old Technologies and Future Warfare

Russia's attack on Ukraine is seen as a test case for the wars of the future. Some critical insights are already emerging.

Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

The Business of Business is Climate

The climate is telling us something’s wrong. Business is starting to hear the message. U.S. Steel, Ericsson, and other companies are changing, and finding new ways to work with environmentalists.

Q&A: Do We Have to Choose Between Speedy Development and Environment?

Environmental review is under scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Here’s what a NEPA expert thinks policymakers should keep in mind.

Is it Ethical to Patent Emerging Climate Tech?

The U.S. is fast-tracking patent applications for climate tech. Is this a good move?

Biden Admin Expands Access to the Latest Scientific Findings

For the first time, the White House tells scientific publishers to take down the paywalls around federally funded research.

The Kyiv Tech Summit: Hacking for Ukraine

The hackathon will engage the blockchain community and others. Programmers, designers, and innovators aim to build tech to "make wartime life easier."

Does the Climate Bill Throw Environmental Justice Under the Bus?

And three more questions about the biggest climate legislation in US history.

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