politics

Congressional Committee Finds Trump Covid Efforts Guided by Politics, Not Health

It points to the influence of one man, Scott Atlas, who had no qualifications for overseeing pandemic response. He undermined testing and mask-wearing, among other errors, the report recounts. Former response coordinator Deborah Birx says...

Beyond the Crash–Finding Patterns in a World of Uncertainty

Things are grim. And one of the grimmest parts of this moment is how uncertain everyone seems to be about what comes next.

Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to National Security

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

We Need to Change the Abortion Rights Narrative

Banning abortion pushes the U.S. towards the path of becoming a third rate power, with uneducated, unemployable citizens whose lives will need to be subsidized by government dollars. 

We Can Change Minds, Says the World’s Most Popular Climate Scientist

In an exclusive interview at the recent Techonomy Climate conference, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe said that the most powerful tool we have in the fight against climate change is effective communication. The tech is here. It’s...

IPCC: We can Tackle Climate Change if Big Oil Gets Out of the Way

Experts say criticism of oil and gas’s ‘climate-blocking activities’ cut from final draft, reflective of industry’s power and influence.

Crypto: Finally Something We Can All Agree On?

Can government agencies move fast enough to ensure the U.S. remains the leader in digital assets? At least business and Washington are more or less now on the same page.

SEC Climate Rule Would Force Companies to Disclose Emissions

In a landmark move that has the support of environmental groups and trillion-dollar asset managers alike, the SEC wants to require companies to disclose their climate risks and carbon emissions.

Putin’s Horrors Shift the World

Putin’s evil invasion of Ukraine is a pivot point, around which much is shifting. The world is spinning differently on its axis, and we don’t know what comes next.

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