In the past year, New York began implementing a Green New Deal by scaling up investment in clean energy sectors and creating high-quality renewable energy jobs that make our communities healthier and more equitable. In 2018, New York state was the first state in the country to require Project Labor Agreements for all offshore wind projects
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Cornell University College of Engineering Dean Lance Collins and Columbia’s Mary Boyce, both of whom led the team of university engineers who advised the New York governor on the rehabilitation of the L-train East River tunnel, discuss the reasoning behind their plan.
“Poverty not only limits parents’ ability to pay for music lessons, for example, but is also a major source of stress that can influence parents’ energy, attention, and patience when interacting with children,” says Patrick Ishizuka, a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University.
"It is definitely possible for AI to detect bestiality-related porn, but it would need to be trained on images related to that. So, it requires a special effort to do that kind of training and it's not 'fun to work on,'" says Bart Selman, a Cornell University professor of artificial intelligence. "Another issue is that the content spreading mechanisms may actually push this stuff widely, going around content safety checks."
“The uncertainty is unnerving, but the not-knowing part is somewhat typical,” says Jens David Ohlin, vice dean of Cornell Law School. “Normally the Justice Department is quiet about ongoing investigations.”
Research conducted by Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, assistant professor of applied economics and policy at Dyson, suggests farmers are already enduring lower yields than they would otherwise, had climate change not been under way. The Midwest, he says, “is more vulnerable than we’d like to believe.”
John Cawley, a policy analysis and management professor at the College of Human Ecology, says it’s telling that a light beer would be the most forthcoming about its ingredients and nutrition information. Since nutrition labels were first required, companies have competed to look healthier or remove objectionable ingredients. “That is actually the biggest public health victory of all,” Cawley says.
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