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World Energy: The environmental case for natural gas

This commentary is a preview of new and original analysis that will be published in the forthcoming World Energy Outlook 2017, released on 14 November, which includes a detailed focus on natural gas. This excerpt addresses some of the key findings relating to the environmental case for gas and, in particular, …

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Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity’s ‘Biggest Existential Threat’

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is concerned about artificial intelligence. In fact, the inventor of the private spaceflight company SpaceX and the car company Tesla says that AI is humanity’s “biggest existential threat.” “I think we should be very careful about artificial intelligence,” Musk said in response to an audience question during …

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Keeping Your Teens Protected From Predators Online

Recently, a judge sentenced Florida-based Lucas Michael Chansler, 31, to 105 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to nine counts of producing child pornography. Chansler is now behind bars, and U.S. law enforcement officials have found 109 of his teenage victims, all of whom are girls. However, police and …

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