“While trading fossil fuel powered miles for a cleaner alternative is a move in the right direction, we are missing an opportunity to make a more fundamental transition towards a sustainable and equitable transportation future — at a time when we need to curb energy consumption as much as possible.”
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Alexandra Lahav, professor of law, comments on the multidistrict litigation alleging ear plugs made by 3M Co caused hearing loss for more than 200,000 veterans.
Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research at the ILR School, says that corporate employers will often try to distract from charges filed against them by ignoring agencies and then declaring them “corrupt, boars, and illegitimate.”
“There are good reasons for regulators and policymakers to encourage these up-and-coming technologies,” says Mario Herrero, the study’s co-author and scholar at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. “Politicians must remain aware [of] unintended negative consequences and commit to mitigating changes that are ethically concerning, including harms to disadvantaged workers and hard-hit local communities and small producers.”
Eswar Prasad, professor of applied economics and policy, writes this opinion piece about the challenges decentralized finance poses for regulators.
Coverage of research about how global warming affects dairy cows by Joseph McFadden, associate professor of animal science.
“The two countries are trying to signal very clearly that they’re in the pro-democracy camp, and they don’t want to be aligned with countries that are seen as acting in opposition to democracy,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government and law.
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Research on coronavirus