Dateline Rice for June 16, 2021

Dateline Rice


Texas power grid, strained last winter, now faces an early heat wave
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice faculty scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in numerous media outlets. Cohan and Michelle Michot Foss, fellow in energy and minerals in the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute, are quoted in Corridor News.
The New York Times (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the June 16 print edition.)
'As It Happens' with Carol Off, Chris Howden
CBC (This segment aired on 500 CBC Radio One-affiliated stations across Canada and the U.S.)
'As It Happens': The Tuesday edition
Sweltering Texans urged to reduce cooking and cleaning to ease grid strain
The Guardian

What you need to know about the heatwave and drought scorching the western US
Popular Science
How to check Texas' grid conditions in real time
CBS Austin (This segment also aired twice on KEYE-TV in Austin.)
ERCOT warns of possible summer power outages
MSN Weather (This article originally appeared in the Brownwood Bulletin.)
Another Texas power outage 'appears unlikely' this week, but severe weather this summer could prompt an electricity crisis
Corridor News

'Live at Five'
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/june-16-cohan (This segment aired twice.)
'Good Morning Texas'
KXXV-TV (Waco, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/june-16-cohan (This segment aired four times.)

'Daily on Energy,' presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby: The energy and environment tensions in US-EU summit
Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Washington Examiner (This article also appeared in Yahoo! News.)

US reverses course on methane emissions from oil and gas
Natural Gas World
Rising prices, shortages making some summer necessities hard to come by

Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in AccuWeather.)

Experts doubt ethical AI design will be broadly adopted as the norm within the next decade
Dan Wallach, a Rice professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering, is quoted.
Pew Research Center
4. Could a quantum leap someday aid ethical AI?
Pew Research Center
5. About this canvassing of experts
Pew Research Center

All the US colleges requiring COVID vaccines to return to campus in the fall, so far
Rice is mentioned.
Newsweek (This article also appeared in MSN.)


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