Rocking our world: Understanding human-induced earthquakes

It is common knowledge that humans have a big effect on the world and their natural environment. However, what may be less well-known is that humans can also induce earthquakes. Industrial activities such as geothermal energy ...

Opinion: Rent control on its own won't solve the UK housing crisis

Rent control is frequently proposed as a solution to the housing crisis. Advocates might not always be precise about what they mean by the term, but the idea of regulating, capping or stabilizing rents tends to attract popular ...

Vehicle idling can compound local pollution on bad air days

You may not even realize you're doing it, but if your car engine is idling while waiting in a drive-through line, especially on days that already have bad air quality, you may be contributing to a hyper-local hotspot of air ...

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