California

Watersheds & Foodsheds: Climate Change’s Impact on the American West

More than 1 in 10 Americans get some, if not all, of their municipal water from the Colorado River Basin. It's drying up, putting our food and economy at grave risk.

How Governments are Solving Real Problems In the Metaverse

Cevat Yerli wants a metaverse rooted in pragmatism, optimism and happiness. He’s not alone.

Plastics: “The New Coal”

Plastics have yielded life-saving medical advances, supercharged technological advancements, helped send us to space, and transformed our lives in innumerable ways. But they are poisoning our people and our planet.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

How Catastrophe Bonds Help Mitigate the Impact of Climate Change

By transferring the risk of natural disasters, countries improve economic resilience and have greater access to capital to provide relief to citizens if an extreme weather event does occur.

What’s Missing in California’s Solar Debate

Energy justice advocates are pointing out a gaping hole in making renewable energy more accessible: community solar.

Can the Internet Make Politics More Collaborative?

So what is politics? Is it something we do once every couple of years—electing politicians who then are supposed to do stuff for us? Or is it a collaborative space, what the ancient Greeks called...

Should Politicians Be More Like Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs?

Should all politicians have to launch a startup before entering politics? That’s the question I asked California’s Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom, at the latest Ericsson and AT&T hosted FutureCast event held at the AT&T Foundry...