LEAD FEATURE The Internet of Things brings billions of electronic devices into our daily activities, the places we live, and the natural environment. Do we know if we’re making the planet smarter—or outsmarting it?
With SIDEBARS by a scholar of devices and by an industry IoT advocate
CENTERPIECE A daunting restoration backlog in National Forests fuels the wildfire crisis. With increased funding coming, significant policy and litigation obstacles still stand in the way of forest restoration
COVER STORY Costs, benefits, risk, and equity are but a few of the inputs into a “dashboard approach,” allowing more intelligent rulemaking and avoiding regulatory clunkers
With SIDEBARS by a proponent and by an opponent of cost-benefit analysis
PROFILE To ELI’s new president, durable solutions to today’s environmental challenges require always thinking about what comes next—and using data and processes to enable long-term change from the start.
Illuminating PFAS Risks Among EPA Program's Top Challenges
Law Demands Dollars, Standards, Protocols—and So Too Science
Most Cities Well Off the Pace to Meet Needed Clean Energy Goals
Meeting ESG Goals Will Require Rapid Action Across All Sectors
A Battle Over Major Questions Is Brewing in the High Court
New Infrastructure Law Will Require Help to Achieve Goals
Declining Fossil Fuel Prices May Slow Progress in Decarbonization
Incentives Take Center Stage, With Mandates an Endangered Species
Keep track of colleagues' job changes and honors.
Oliver Houck on the Tale of a High Court Blockbuster