Category: Homeland Security News

TRUTH DECAYWhy Public Trust in Elections Is Being Undermined by Global Disinformation Campaigns By Christoph Bluth Published 30 April 2022 Public trust in elections is being targeted around the world by a series of disinformation campaigns from a range of international players. There are often similar campaigns run by domestic political players, as has been

ENERGY SECURITYAmericans Move to More Solar and Wind Power in 2021 Published 30 April 2022 In 2021, Americans used 5 percent more energy than in 2020. Solar and wind energy production increased drastically this past year, with jumps of 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively; biomass-derived energy also increased by 7 percent. These increases contrasted

TRUTH DECAYHolocaust Analogies Frequently Used as Fodder for Social and Political Commentary Published 30 April 2022 The Holocaust stands out as a preeminent example of modern-day state-sponsored mass murder. Despite the Holocaust’s distinctive status, or perhaps because of it, politicians, activists, and other public figures often invoke inappropriate Holocaust comparisons to highlight the ostensible “danger”

ENERGY SECURITYAmericans Move to More Solar and Wind Power in 2021 Published 30 April 2022 In 2021, Americans used 5 percent more energy than in 2020. Solar and wind energy production increased drastically this past year, with jumps of 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively; biomass-derived energy also increased by 7 percent. These increases contrasted

TRUTH DECAYWhy Public Trust in Elections Is Being Undermined by Global Disinformation Campaigns By Christoph Bluth Published 30 April 2022 Public trust in elections is being targeted around the world by a series of disinformation campaigns from a range of international players. There are often similar campaigns run by domestic political players, as has been

EARTHQUAKESRisk Models Overlook an Important Element Published 29 April 2022 Earthquakes themselves affect the movement of Earth’s tectonic plates, which in turn could impact on future earthquakes, according to new research. This new knowledge should be incorporated in computer models used to gauge earthquake risk, according to the researchers behind the study. Like a gigantic puzzle,