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The Wall Street Journal

John Tobin-de la Puente, professor of practice at the Dyson school, says “One [biodiversity] project intends to conserve habitat, and they measure their own success by the hectares of forest restored or set aside and conserved. But the next project down the road, which also claims to be delivering biodiversity returns, what they’re interested in is preserving the hippo, or the rhino.”

Yahoo Finance

Alexandra Lahav, professor of law, notes that more litigation against companies using forever chemicals should be anticipated.

USA Today

Ken Rosenberg, retired conservation scientist at the Lab of Ornithology, discusses the possibility of flamingoes settling in new areas.

The Washington Post

Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor at ILR, discusses the school bus driver shortage.


Alex Colvin, dean of ILR, joins Bloomberg TV to talk about technology and the balance of power between labor and management.

The Economist

Article discusses a new study by Vanessa Bohns, professor of organizational behavior, and a colleague at the London Business School, which shows that email receivers frequently presume that the sender expects a quick reply.


David Silbey, associate professor of history, says, “The Chinese like to use maps as assertions of their authority and power—or what they wish their authority or power was. The most recent famous examples are the nine-dash line maps that they've put out, claiming grand swaths of land in the South China Sea.”

US News and World Report

Nick Fabrizio, professor of health policy, says, “This is a landmark day! Medicare has set the price for 10 drugs, sounding the alarm for drug companies. It could target 60 drugs by 2030... Call it negotiation or price control, but the government has just furthered on its promise to lower health care costs for all Americans.”

The Guardian

Natalie Mahowald, professor of engineering, says: “What we are seeing this year is just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak, of what we expect to happen.”


“For unionized workers who are going on strike, it’s the first contract that many of them are negotiating since the beginning of the pandemic,” says Johnnie Kallas, Ph.D. candidate at ILR. “While a lot of the issues that workers are striking about are certainly not new, the pandemic definitely exacerbated a lot of them.”


Yiran Zhang, assistant professor of employment and labor law, explains that China's labor law does not prohibit age discrimination.

Associated Press

“Birds are the canary in the coal mine,” says Amanda Rodewald, professor of ornithology. “They’re an early warning of environmental changes that also can affect us.”