“The publication of this IPCC report highlights the urgent need to fundamentally reform the way governments measure the performance of the agricultural sector. You cannot manage what you cannot measure. Right now official statistics of agricultural productivity do not account for the environmental footprint of agriculture."
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Robert Howarth’s new paper finds the “massive” increase in methane emissions occurred at the same time that fracking took off in the U.S.
Robert H. Frank, professor of management and economics, is featured in this video. He discusses the roles talent, hard work and luck play in success and people’s perceptions of these traits.
The work of associate professor of management and organizations, Michelle Duguid, finding that forcing women into important roles heightens their visibility of being a minority, prompting more challenges, is used as supportive evidence in this article.
Eswar Prasad, senior professor of trade policy, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the devaluation of the Chinese yuan which sent markets tumbling.
Louis Hyman, associate professor of labor relations, law and history, and Kwelina Thompson, graduate student at the Institute for Workplace Studies, write about the history of e-commerce for its 25th anniversary.
The FoodKeeper App – developed by the USDA, the Food Marketing Institute and Cornell’s Department of Food Science with the help of Bob Gravani, professor of food science, — is mentioned at the end of the article as a tool to help consumers safely eat quality foods.
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