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Seven Ways to Include Biodiversity in Economic Choices

Guy Dauncey’s Big Solutions: The COP15 biodiversity conference in Montreal has ambitious goals. Here’s how we could embed these goals into our economies.

Can the U.S. and Europe Agree on Rules for AI?

As EU and U.S. leaders meet in Washington at a joint Trade and Technology Council, there is great need for a proposed “transatlantic accord on artificial intelligence.” But the two sides have differing agendas, and...

EU Proposes Immediate Loss and Damage Fund, Emissions Peak Before 2025

A dramatic new offer from the plenary floor at COP 27, in which rich countries would immediately set up a loss and damage fund in exchange for a pledge to peak greenhouse gas emissions before...

The Next Cold War Has a Chip On Its Shoulder

I’m no longer hiding under my desk awaiting missiles, but don’t be surprised if you see me stockpiling chips in my desk drawer.  Many companies have already reported doing the same, many of them Chinese...

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.

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.

Global Push for Hydrogen Sidesteps Knowledge Gaps on Climate Impacts

Recent studies reveal the considerable global warming potential of a fuel that many fossils see as their industry’s best hope for a second life.

Does the Climate Bill Throw Environmental Justice Under the Bus?

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

What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Climate Tech?

Here are questions to ask about the bill’s impact on climate tech. In any case, it's a huge and welcome step forward.

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