The era of real-time emissions surveillance is upon us

“Methane emissions are analogous to a wildfire,” Riley Duren says. “Except these wildfires are invisible.” Duren is the CEO of a nonprofit, Carbon Mapper, that is working with the company Planet to launch two new satellites that will track these emissions from orbit. These occur at gas wells, pipelines, refineries, and power plants, but also landfills […]

After Trump, are Republicans still the party of business?

Four years of chaos with president Donald Trump at the head of the Republican Party have cast the relationship between American big business and their traditional political home in a new light. The GOP still offers a cozy embrace to high-earning executives and wealthy investors. But what’s good for the boss is not always good […]