Editorial Policy


Cipher’s mission is to help accelerate understanding of the technological transformations required to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 through expert reporting and analysis.

Cipher strives to produce information of the highest quality and credibility. All reporters follow the Society of Professional Journalists’ code of ethics to seek truth, minimize harm, act independently, and be accountable and transparent. 

Cipher is supported by Breakthrough Energy, a network of investment vehicles, philanthropic programs, and policy advocacy activities, all with a focus on helping the world achieve net-zero emissions. We include editor’s notes when coverage includes significant connections to Breakthrough Energy. 

For questions, contact Amy Harder, Cipher Executive Editor at amy@ciphernews.com.