Infrastructure

The Case for Local Control in Internet Regulation

The Case for Local Control in Internet Regulation

Scholars advocate an expansive role for local decision-making in internet governance.

Zoning Changes to Create Affordable Housing

Zoning Changes to Create Affordable Housing

Scholars argue for “upzoning” to build more multi-family homes on land near transit stations.

Utility Ratemaking for Racial Justice

Utility Ratemaking for Racial Justice

Performance-based ratemaking could help lessen racial inequities in energy burdens.

The Collapse of Champlain Towers South Was a Regulatory Failure

The Collapse of Champlain Towers South Was a Regulatory Failure

Lack of regulation contributed to the collapse of the Champlain Towers South building.

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Proponents of nuclear energy should focus on its economic and environmental benefits to garner local support.

Electricity Problems Are Bigger in Texas

Electricity Problems Are Bigger in Texas

Despite historic power vulnerability, state regulators failed to prepare for the winter storm of the century.

Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy

Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy

Cold weather spikes in Texas electricity prices reveal the risks of uninformed consumer choice in complex markets.

Can Public Banking Save the Postal Service?

Can Public Banking Save the Postal Service?

Policymakers say that postal banking could offer financial support to underserved people while saving an American institution.

The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The government must recognize constitutional property and free speech rights in communications law and policy.

How a Racist Home Loan Program Created a Climate Crisis

How a Racist Home Loan Program Created a Climate Crisis

Two of the United States’ biggest challenges converge on urban heat islands.

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

California laws may help community land trusts tackle a housing crisis and other issues.

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.