Lobbying for good? New campaign asks Big Tech to push for bold climate action

The top five U.S. tech firms devote very few resources to lobbying for climate policy, but…

Apple finally admits its products are difficult to repair

Major tech brands like Apple and Microsoft must now give their smartphones and laptops "repairability" scores…

Cutting your carbon footprint matters a lot — if you’re rich

A new book pushes back against the narrative that individual actions make little difference to the…

The West has a new front in the war over electric cars

A carbon-free future requires a lot of mining. A battle brewing in Nevada shows it won’t…

Why France’s New Tech ‘Repairability Index’ Is a Big Deal

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Why France’s new ‘repairability index’ is a big deal

A new law in France aims to help keep smartphones out of the dump. It also…

In a trash-filled pandemic, low-waste businesses are taking off

Despite early fears that reusable containers could be a vector for disease, public concern over the…

Data centers are energy hogs. Could they help power the grid?

Server farms equipped with batteries that store renewably generated power could one day become “critical components…

Today’s wind turbine blades could become tomorrow’s bridges

As wind turbines reach the end of their life, engineers are turning the blades into electrical…

Want to fix your own Tesla? Massachusetts just made it easier.

Tesla, which has made it difficult for independent shops to fix its cars, may soon have…