As the world’s biggest exporter of corn diverts more and more of its crop to make fuel, it’s sending less to the global marketplace.
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I’m MIT Technology Review’s research editor. I spend my days taking things extremely seriously and attempting with all my nerdy might to piece together bigger pictures from the bits and shreds of truth I manage to filter from the information barrage. I’m particularly obsessed with the energy-related challenges facing humanity and the future of the Internet.
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New data show emissions from January to March were the lowest in two decades.
The fledgling U.S. wind industry would be significantly set back if the credit isn’t renewed.
Critics of a bill in the Russian parliament say it clears the way for a more elaborate censorship system.
Starting that day, computers still infected with the notorious DNSChanger malware will be unable to connect to websites.
High cost and uncertainties over its risks have raised doubts about whether the technology can help address climate change.
Using software bots to repeat messages, supporters of the presidential candidates are pioneering underhanded Web tactics.
A study by Stanford researchers says seismic risks could undermine large-scale carbon capture.
New research shows the primary aim of Internet censors is to suppress collective action.