Ileen Devault, professor in the ILR School, said the pandemic has strengthened the hand of rail workers, following months of backups at ports, warehouses and railyards, amid understaffing and a shortage of trucks to move containers.
Beth Buckles, associate clinical professor of biology, says the decision to list tricolored bats as endangered is long-overdue. “It takes a while to get things listed, I understand that,” Buckles says. “But bats are in a really bad way.”
Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, associate professor of applied economics and public policy, is optimistic about the private and public sector investing in research and development and other mechanisms to improve productivity and conserve resources.