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Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, says that cutting back on methane measures is “dangerously reckless,” and that “Methane emissions are increasing rapidly, and the oil and gas industry is clearly part of the problem.”

Sarah Kreps, professor of government, and Baobao Zhang, postdoctoral associate in government, are noted to have upcoming research in which about 2,000 people were surveyed on their level of support for coronavirus monitoring policies.

Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, says that China’s arrest of media executive Jimmy Lai reminds him of the Chinese saying, “killing the chicken to scare the monkey,” meaning that China is punishing a few high-profile individuals to set an example.

“The things that are within the White House’s ability to do on its own are very, very limited and what we need now is to focus on is how we’re going to maintain the businesses that are out there,” says Daniel Alpert of Cornell Law School.

“Instead of a one-way street, it’s a two-way exchange but on a large scale potentially,” says Natalie Bazarova, associate professor of communications, about live-streaming.

This article features Janis Whitlock, a research scientist in the College of Human Ecology, and her urge to record her thoughts into her phone amid the pandemic, assign her students a journaling project and expand that project into a global project called “Telling Our Stories in the Age of COVID-19.

“Trump may not care, but others in the party should tread carefully here,” says Jens David Ohlin, professor of law and vice dean of the Law School, about Trump’s having convention-related activities at the White House.

“Contrary to what a lot of people assume, American democracy has always been fragile and in real danger of backsliding,” says Suzanne Mettler, a professor of American politics.

“It’s an enigma,” says Avery August, an immunologist at the College of Veterinary Medicine and vice provost for academic affairs. “You have this raging immune response, but the virus continues to replicate.”

“It becomes a risk in so far as the data becomes a tool for understanding demographics and we know that information is power,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government, about TikTok.

Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy says, “misogyny can really distort someone's worldview so that they're a danger to pretty much anyone."

“We understand a lot about their ecology, but we don’t understand how these diverse and strange wood forms evolved,” says Joyce Chery, assistant research professor and lead author of a study published on the topic earlier this year.