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
Scholars argue for “upzoning” to build more multi-family homes on land near transit stations.
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
Lack of regulation contributed to the collapse of the Champlain Towers South building.
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
Despite historic power vulnerability, state regulators failed to prepare for the winter storm of the century.
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?
Policymakers say that postal banking could offer financial support to underserved people while saving an American institution.
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
California laws may help community land trusts tackle a housing crisis and other issues.
Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes
Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.
NASA’s Artemis Accords Boost Commercial Space Activity
Bilateral agreements renew debate over private exploitation of outer space resources.