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Measuring the True Cost of Sustainability: A Case Study in a Green Energy Approach
The authors present a case study that considers the technological merits of methane pyrolysis while also addressing real-world implications including health and safety risks and commercial risks for introducing new carbon supply chains. This issue brief is a preliminary paper introducing forthcoming research that will be expounded upon in future publications. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25613/7tvg-6k39
Rachel A. Meidl, Emily Yedinak April 28, 2020
Why Covid-19 will challenge a major model of addiction
The collective trauma of the Covid-19 pandemic may provide a clearer understanding of why people use drugs — to help us see it not as a moral failing or a brain malfunction, but as a fundamentally human response to negative life events. Read more at the Baker Institute Blog.
Katharine Neill Harris April 28, 2020
Parenting children during Covid-19
Understanding how to interpret the signs of a child's distress as they adjust to a new way of life during Covid-19 — and how to respond appropriately — is important for a child's mental health and development.
Quianta Moore, Patrick S. Tennant April 28, 2020
Oil Price Collapse in Latin America
Francisco J. Monaldi, Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy, explores three critical variables — dependence on oil revenues, fiscal outlook and the impact of low prices on future investments — that can help to identify the countries in Latin America that are most vulnerable following the recent oil price collapse. Americas Quarterly: https://bit.ly/2xibxWg
Francisco J. Monaldi April 27, 2020
Podcast: Refugees & the coronavirus
While refugees are not inherently more susceptible to the Covid-19 virus, many live in conditions that leave them highly vulnerable. This special podcast draws from an April 16 webinar hosted by the Baker Institute Roundtable. It features Kelsey Norman, Ph.D., the Kelly Day Fellow in Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees. Listen to the podcast here.
Kelsey Norman April 24, 2020