Why We Won’t Want a Wider Highway

Intuitively logical for reducing congestion, sometimes adding highway lanes and road building have unintended consequences.

New Jersey Plastic Bag Ban Surprises

Created to reduce our use of plastic, the New Jersey plastic bag ban has had unintended environmental consequences.

How Whiskey Made Green Crabs Less Invasive

Knowing that green crabs are a vicious invasive species that are reproducing more rapidly, a distiller had a solution.

Why New Jersey’s Plastic Bag Ban Might Create the “Cobra Effect”

With New Jersey’s new paper and plastic bag bans, we can ask if the regulations will have the unintended consequence of the “Cobra Effect.”

How Russia’s Ukraine Invasion Harmed Nepal

Rippling around the world, the Russian invasion’s impact has been felt as far away as the land, labor, and capital in Nepal’s economy.

Why the Upside of Plastics Is Its Downside

We wind up with a plastics plight because the many wonderful attributes of plastic make it tough to avoid and tough to discard.

Why Congestion Pricing Is a Problem

New York City sound ready to proceed with a congestions pricing plan that resembles the system London wants to change.

6 Facts: Are Sin Taxes a Blessing?

With their U.S. roots in a 1790s Whiskey Rebellion, sin taxes vary when looking at current consumption and their state revenue.

The Downside of an Airplane’s Descent

For greener airlines, a plane’s stairway descent to the airport from 40,000 feet is one of many changes we should consider.

Why Traffic Jams Could Spread Less

First in the nation for pre-Covid gridlock, Boston has a #1 award that no one wants. During 2019, Boston’s average rush hour driver lost 149 hours in congestion. In just five years, traffic congestion will have absorbed a month (730…