The Bezos backlash is bigger than Blue Origin’s success

Jeff Bezos went to space, and gave the industry the worst day of publicity it’s had in recent memory. The animus had little to do with his space company, Blue Origin. Much of it was driven by Bezos’ wealth and how he got it, amplified by recent reporting into the poor treatment of Amazon’s logistics workers […]

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 […]