In the News

New York Times —

The flight goes nowhere. And it’s sold out.

Article quotes Rob Jackson, professor of Earth system science and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, estimating that global emissions could fall 7 percent if lockdowns persist in parts of the world for the rest of the year.

Bloomberg —

Solving California’s power crisis is both simple and unpopular.

Article quotes Frank Wolak, professor of economics and senior fellow at FSI and SIEPR, arguing that the state could open up its electricity to retail competition where prices for customers would better reflect the supply and demand.

New York Times —

Getting wise to fake news

Article quotes Jeff Hancock, professor of communication, on the learning curve of using social media platforms.