While American politicians continue to debate the efficacy of a carbon tax, external stakeholders are lining up in support. Check out what they have to say before you make up your mind.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
A new op-ed published by Univision hits Donald Trump on immigration, and the same could apply to Trump supporters like Silicon Valley’s Peter Thiel.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
As more and more information is being shared through social media, the opaque content policies of social-media companies create concerns that these new gatekeepers of the Web may not have the public’s best interest in mind.
A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s politics. The backlash on social media is still mounting at press time.
Silicon Valley A-lister and Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel tries to redeem his bad reputation in a New York Times op-ed, but he fails to convince anyone.
A Chicago court ruled unanimously that the Department of Energy “acted within its authority and did not violate any regulatory or statutory provisions” when it put a figure on the social cost of carbon.
The energy sector of our global economy has long been due for an overhaul. We need cleaner sources, an upgraded grid and new options for energy storage and carbon sequestration. But is the United States a leader in this effort?
This week we’re talking to The Water Council, which describes itself as “a globally connected epicenter for freshwater research, innovation, education and business development”.
Despite public statements, a review of ExxonMobil’s campaign contributions — especially during this election cycle — indicates the company is funding climate deniers.
New ocean policies may open up investment opportunities in offshore wind energy. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan spells out how the federal government will help energy developers to reduce risk and inefficiency in environmental assessment. But it hasn’t received much attention — at least not yet.
Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer of Sunrun, looks to the future of energy storage in light of the recent White House commitment on storage technology.
Mihai Sebe, a Romanian political scientist, takes a look at how Brexit will affect free movement between the U.K. and EU — and its impacts on EU nationals living in the United Kingdom.