Ed Maibach, director, Center for Climate Change Communication and faculty member, Department of Communication, discusses climate change with New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert. He stresses that scientists must communicate to dispel the myth of expert disagreement on climate change.
In a story on Newsweek's site, Michael O'Malley, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History and associate director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, discusses the relationship between "currency face-lifts" and public confidence, in reference to proposed Harriet Tubman twenty dollar bills.
On the Time magazine website, C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History and Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress, discusses his research (and forthcoming book) on Indian history in the District of Columbia and surrounding region.
In an article on the U.K. newspaper's website, Ed Maibach, faculty member in the Department of Communication and director of the Center for Climate Change Communication, commends President Obama's pledge to reduce the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent.
June Tangney, University Professor and faculty member, Department of Psychology, is quoted in the Atlantic, positing that employees who feel guilty about watching basketball games during work hours may be motivated to make up productivity in other ways.
In an article in U.S. News & World Report about the recent Israeli elections and their impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations, Noura Erakat, faculty member with New Century College, discussed the Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court.
In the Washington Post, Tyler Cowen, faculty member, Department of Economics and director, Center for Study of Public Choice, discusses the economic realities underlying restaurants' choices in serving desserts.