With his denial of the outcome, Trump endangered America’s democracy, threatened to undermine national security and public health, and duped supporters into believing, perhaps permanently, that Biden was elected illegitimately. Open at source
8 min read · 2021-11-13 · A new legislative push to regulate social media algorithms — the sophisticated, personalized software that decides which posts you see each time you log in — raises an old question: Why don’t social networks such as Facebook simply let you turn them off?
But critics say this view misses something important: the value of giving users more agency over their information diet.
2021-11-08 · An examination of 196 country reports to the United Nations reveals a giant gap between what nations declare their emissions to be versus the greenhouse gases they are sending into the atmosphere. The gap ranges from at least 8.5 billion to as high as 13.3 billion tons a year -- surpassing the annual emissions of China.
20+ min read · 2021-11-13 · Two weeks of climate talks in Glasgow yielded an agreement that will not put the world on track to avoid catastrophic warming beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). But officials said it represents a significant step on a path to a safer future.
The agreement will not put the world on track to avoid catastrophic warming beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit).