The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has become one of the most trusted organizations in the wake of both national tragedies and lesser known transportation […]Read More
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The world beneath our feet is vibrant and complex. Although we cannot see it and often do not think about it, tens of millions of […]Read More
Severe natural disasters are increasing in frequency –at least as measured by cost impact – in the United States, costing billions of dollars to infrastructure […]Read More
Just over a month ago, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $2 million investment in Lithium-ion battery recycling. You can find these batteries in […]Read More
The western United States needs more water. The 2022-2023 winter season brought record amounts of snowpack and has filled reservoirs across the west, but it […]Read More
At any given moment the United States is facing an unparalleled number of crises. While there’s much debate over which ones are actual threats to […]Read More
As technology and connectivity continue to improve, many things around us continue to become “smarter” – smartphones, smart watches, smart TVs, and even smart refrigerators. […]Read More
The Department of Transportation under the Biden administration recently announced $1.7 billion in federal grants will be awarded to regional transit agencies so that they […]Read More
3D printing has come a long way over the past few decades, with the first iterations patented in the 1980s. Since then, the technology has […]Read More
Much of the developed world is undergoing an energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable and technology-based natural energy sources. To date, 96 countries representing […]Read More
In the past decade, wind and solar have made massive strides in our energy economy. As of 2022, they account for 13.6 percent of the U.S. energy […]Read More
The Internet has become so entrenched in our daily lives that most people never reflect on the technological feats that allow it to happen. Around […]Read More
Nuclear energy tends to get a bad rap in modern politics. Past accidents such as Chernobyl and Fukushima have scarred the minds of those who […]Read More