Dateline Rice for June 21, 2021 (Weekend Edition)

Dateline Rice


Venezuela oil czar says output to skyrocket, sanctions be damned
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Center for the United States and Mexico and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
Bloomberg (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
Biden's Venezuela policy in holding pattern after Maduro outlasts sanctions pressure
S&P Global Platts

A familiar precarity comes for us all: What one woman's immigrant story taught me
Elizabeth Cummins Muñoz, lecturer at Rice's Program in Writing and Communication, authored an article.
Salon (This article also appeared in MSN.)

My life-changing autism diagnosis
Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, visiting scholar at Rice's Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, is interviewed.
BBC World Service's "The Conversation" (This segment also aired on more than 1,400 affiliated stations around the world, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Why has Andy Karsner frightened the mighty ExxonMobil?
Alumnus Andy Karsner is featured.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)

How the world can stop future pandemics in their tracks
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
The Telegraph (This article also appeared in the June 20 print edition, and it appeared in Yahoo! Finance Canada.)
Pennsylvania Cable Network


Texas said inland counties had lower disaster risk, yet awarded them huge share of $1B in Harvey aid
Jim Blackburn, a professor in the practice of environmental law and the co-director of Rice’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the June 20 print edition, and it was featured in the Chronicle's "Morning Report" newsletter.)

Texans, here's what you need to know about the state power grid this summer
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice faculty scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Metro & Business section in the June 19 print edition, and it appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle.)

'We've just barely managed to keep the lights on this week': Rice University Professor on the Texas heat wave

Yahoo! Finance (This segment originally aired on Yahoo! Finance Live, and it appeared in Yahoo! News Singapore and

In brutal year for oil, other industries shine in Chron 100