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Asst Prof @HarrisburgU studying sustainable energy development and climate policy around the world. Editor @elementascience, Former @Stanford, @Princeton grad.

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Joined Twitter 9/21/14


People who are actually “cancelled” don’t get their thoughts published and amplified in major outlets. This has be… https://t.co/RhUAIjyBgC
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7/10
2020
"It is hard to watch a bear die." - @FitzIke. "But I know bears live in a world that’s tough and challenging." https://t.co/O2PYSIugnX
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarThe Yale School of the environment is hiring an assistant or associate professor in environmental governance: https://t.co/01Afo8O3iy
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarIt would be a huge service to the world if a Biden administration would actually work to change archaic WTO rules t… https://t.co/jCGf7PGtFu @LouDelBello Very true. I'm thinking from the perspective of how the US could engage/help developing nations to add… https://t.co/kvZgTItvDm @emorwee @TomSteyer I would watch more TV if every reporter asked questions like these. Thank you.I do "urban data science" but I find the term kinda annoying much of the time. It often labels a dilettante practic… https://t.co/Bi2B9YwKFv
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarI quite sympathize with this view. While I understand exploratory analysis, domain knowledge is critical for develo… https://t.co/Yu8TUsiFTw @felipe_deleon Sure. Academics don’t hold a monopoly on ideas and in this particular case, practitioner views might be quite helpful. @CostaSamaras @MBazilian @busbyj2 @PauliJllo Thanks Costa. Will reach out offline.While I like aspects of both Select Committee & Biden/Sanders task forces #ClimatePolicy report, I am disappointed… https://t.co/yataicO7u2The climate policy piece is truly progressive and a huge step forward (and so are the recommendations of the other… https://t.co/yTG21ArbIl(1/4) it may feel scary that transmission can occur by inhaling small airborne virus containing particles, but this… https://t.co/UvlsPCQGHz
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarIf you work on energy issues in the developing world, no matter where you are based, please consider submitting an… https://t.co/DQlboOq8ac
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarBiden-Sanders climate task force recommendations are out! Authors include @JohnKerry, @AOC, @KathyCastorFL and… https://t.co/jhzJWzJpjp
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7/9
2020
“Cancel culture” is not a real thing. It’s just the latest in a long line of bad faith right wing fake outrages, de… https://t.co/BVgPdmZpCp
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarThoughtful discussion on the intersection between climate policy and environmental justice. My only point in this… https://t.co/EMcoEc3xF2 @CostaSamaras @noahqk @ErinNMayfield Yes. Erin's work in this space is nothing short of brilliant (haven't read her… https://t.co/IRQTBYRC8A @CostaSamaras @noahqk Agree with everything Costa said (is there any other position really?), but also we should be… https://t.co/gTHTmMJw0TThere is no abstract submission fee if you are from low- or middle-income countries. I also hope @theAGU has discou… https://t.co/2XDp80rPoD @AoifeMFoley @east_winds @WeiPeng_Pton Registration for the virtual conference will open in early August, but abstr… https://t.co/UcQhJx4IWAWould really love to organize multiple sessions focused on different regions: Africa/South Asia/East Asia/Southeast… https://t.co/dlRPIeXmUQWe (Me+UTA/CSU/Cornell) also have a session on underground #methane emissions - distribution systems, mines, geolog… https://t.co/uz2CFooSG1A session on new #methane technologies with folks from @CSUEnergy & @utarlington. Many recent developments in satel… https://t.co/2zScZgX03jTagging a few who might be interested. @busbyj2 @PauliJllo @jurpelai @KartikeyaSingh @MBazilian @SteveDavisUCIhttps://t.co/xEmgur8FHoSo, @east_winds, @WeiPeng_Pton, & I are organizing an #AGU20 session on sustainable energy transitions in the devel… https://t.co/mqe5uxc9myI am also calling on my affiliated institutions to join the suit or bring one on their own - international students… https://t.co/OmOd9qC0fV @DanielleWenner @jnthnwwlsn @faBioethics Totally get that pain (one of my reasons to get T&N). I got the cheapest a… https://t.co/LNtJF0yg9e @DanielleWenner @jnthnwwlsn @faBioethics I don't think those options were available when I bought it? I got it for… https://t.co/l37r7P4beE @ArielOrtizBobea That's the worst part. We are one of the lucky ones in this clusterfuck - so many people are going… https://t.co/ovfE4Ihz9OI hope it's sinking in that the distinction between a "legal" immigrant and an "illegal" immigrant is extremely arb… https://t.co/jMIaX0ojeJ
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarPostdoc opportunity to do lab geomorphology @uvaevsc apply here: https://t.co/8t2RgKPZ5j
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarGod give me the sort of confidence required to produce research that says the US' response to coronavirus (133k dea… https://t.co/hvrjFqKyQA
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @WaukeSlosh @StephanieKelton Yes, and not to mention, all the local spending they would do in communities if they w… https://t.co/jRFPN2ImlqEvery major university should join this suit or bring their own. International students are the backbone of many gr… https://t.co/0eB1sswAw0 @TravellingJyoti @OmairTAhmad Definitely true, but it's far worse for religious minorities. India's rapid descent i… https://t.co/vzvFRJXRefCan I also take a moment to vent how utterly exhausting & unpredictable it is to be an immigrant scientist under th… https://t.co/bmN24Oq4fMMy university just updated their Fall 2020 online grad programs to include three in-person "executive sessions" thr… https://t.co/BUahoIVRk2Harvard & MIT filed suit against ICE reg. the unconscionable decision to deport students, and they're not mincing w… https://t.co/z9uiywSY9jSo - to the editors who send me helicopter science to review. Be prepared. I’m going to tell you no and I’m going t… https://t.co/eyFeNLgAAc
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarDear F-1/M-1 students, PLEASE, please talk to qualified & experienced immigration attorneys about your specific i… https://t.co/POGZ0qT5iV
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7/8
2020
For such an intuitive idea, there is surprisingly little empirical work on shifting baselines. We used comments abo… https://t.co/ozDew1WbHd
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarI am studying sustainable urban system with an emphasis on human-centric infrastructure planning analysis. Which co… https://t.co/wVI4bkSSNS
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @SamLMontano 🙋🏾‍♂️ @emayfarris They're also terrorizing legal international scholars. https://t.co/6mmT7zPGnIGreat piece from @eroston on how climate justice cannot be separated from climate action. https://t.co/WzIsrXTjyw @DanielleWenner I bought a Tuft and Needle mattress when I moved to Stanford and it was the least painful mattress… https://t.co/Sa8zGPQAlNInsofar as the goal is to eliminate carbon emissions, global climate policy should focus on positive reinforcement… https://t.co/xjuMfMa9sWHere's a petition for ICE to rescind their decision against F-1 students https://t.co/wqvNWCoYlv We should also p… https://t.co/crhNsqWF02
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumarwow that email did not find me well AT ALL
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarEvery time I see pro-degrowth discussions on my timeline, I get the urge to reply with @jg_environ's tweet. In a h… https://t.co/0ukZczh1axGood thread on organizing against the unfair and counterproductive #studentban. Also, if you are a PI, please sen… https://t.co/Myu4h2cQry
7/7
2020
Also, practically speaking, this is really hard for students from Asia (majority of US international students). a)… https://t.co/6zG1WJFJ8NThis is easily one of the most pointless ICE decisions that make it worse for *everyone*. By removing F1 students… https://t.co/ruyuLzEjPQICE is now trying to deport students enrolled in colleges and universities that are teaching exclusively online due… https://t.co/fcFGOQhhCV
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @hausfath @timothyjwyant Apparently, if schools are under hybrid instruction, they have to *individually* attest th… https://t.co/nyiUycaT0e @AoifeMFoley Yes, my tweet was in reference only to Harvard, not any other school. And yes, tuition is still inordi… https://t.co/Mr52VUocd4 @timothyjwyant It's also dumb. If the students were allowed to stay here, they'll have to spend $$ in the local eco… https://t.co/pCTSiPHteWWhoa, this is a disastrous decision. Does ICE actually understand how college admissions work? How can students j… https://t.co/BgkT5lOpfSIn fact, the only families that pay sticker price at Harvard are those that make nearly $300K (with one kid). So, a… https://t.co/DgJmbNz5UnEvery time media starts talking about Harvard, I feel like I should reply with this piece. Yes, we need to talk ab… https://t.co/1S6LXRXNEUHarvard not reducing tuition is actually not a big deal - it's one of the few schools where financial aid is quite… https://t.co/zJJQPwxH1pThat two of the biggest utilities in CA writing in favor of all-electric building codes state-wide seem like a much… https://t.co/0oiYb0jm3X @blkahn @bobkopp @DarganF @EricHolthaus Same. I am developing a class on race and environmental policy and very muc… https://t.co/BMaSQ1hplXRep. @SeanCasten calling it as it is: "Our kids...do not give a damn about whether it (climate report) was bipartis… https://t.co/frmiEh0srSWe have an open #postdoctoral position on wildfire /prescribed fire modeling at ⁦⁦@UCIrvine⁩. Please help me spread… https://t.co/U6aQKmYt7z
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarThere are a few (small) neighborhoods in the country like this - Denver, Philly, Missoula, Portland - and people se… https://t.co/wBqQdns2mbThis is a big win for tribal nations that have opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline since the Obama administration.… https://t.co/AyidZ3fEvy1/ Lots of press this week about Japan going green > Japan to close 100 coal-fired power plants > Grid operators t… https://t.co/HSfv94ZPMx
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @vfmcneill Oh my god, it really was. It’s one thing to see it on TV and completely another to see it 10 ft in front of you.To be clear, the town-folk were quite friendly & were also disturbed by what they saw. I was initially angry but… https://t.co/Z1BVwq1EN6We were probably the only brown people there and we literally waited ~15 min in the parking lot to consider our saf… https://t.co/B5Q2nLzN5oMy partner and I went to Gettysburg on 7/4 and it was a dystopian sight - scores of people, believing in baseless a… https://t.co/jxGX2maUw3
7/6
2020
2012 vs 2020 What a transformation. Highlighting the inefficiency of the automobile as means of transporting people… https://t.co/Ts4cJ023TA
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarMany of us are excited to watch the movie version of Hamilton this weekend, but it might also be a good time to lea… https://t.co/RU7kTD1peJAnd to be clear, truly limiting cars in cities require a bold and expansive agenda. You can't NIMBY your way throug… https://t.co/4pUlmQnqDoMayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, won re-election in a landslide on an unapologetically sustainable, people-friendly pl… https://t.co/p6sVZaL1gnI can't stress enough how important this is. I have weekly meeting with students and explicitly tell them: a) it'… https://t.co/zgxXV7ATR3What happens when one applies the law of large numbers to small numbers. https://t.co/jOfILKDi7K https://t.co/YKcgDHE94T
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarNEW PAPER by myself and @drsophielewis in @NatureComms reporting on observed regional heatwave trends: https://t.co/WklrYiU24u:
Retweeted by Arvind RavikumarVery cool paper in @JaereAere on changes in beliefs about flooding risk in NYC. https://t.co/VtHIDb4zIi https://t.co/sVTRfR9Nhy
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @ArielOrtizBobea Congratulations! This is an amazing accomplishment and the academic world is better off because of your public engagement!
7/3
2020
Thanks to @Delta prioritizing safety of its passengers before profits, I will be switching my frequent flier carrie… https://t.co/WDYNQDsIB7I am just so incredibly angry at all the politicians (including the President) who kept downplaying the importance… https://t.co/m7jc1bQrOAThere's an entire cottage industry of pseudo-intellectuals at well-known think tanks that cherry pick data from tha… https://t.co/Dp42VhPbJr @nataliepayer I totally understand this because that's often how I feel about alcohol in social settings. It helps… https://t.co/J2wXy09aUKVC priorities continue to be utterly out of whack with the world's real needs. https://t.co/Xxv2PV8J81
Retweeted by Arvind Ravikumar @cece_coffey @wormmaps @vfmcneill Thank you, @cece_coffey, but @wormmaps and I are cool now. It’s hard to convey intentions in a tweet.
7/2
2020
@gregorytcarlock @ClimateCrisis Everyone's secretly a #Reviewer2. @JosephMajkut @gilbeaq Wait, is DARPA not cool anymore? @JosephMajkut @gschivley @gilbeaq Base closing commission but for fossil fuel companies. @RichardMeyerDC @MarkVinPaul @DavidPomerantz @gilbeaq omg, I (and not to forget, Biden) love Amtrak. @RichardMeyerDC @MarkVinPaul @DavidPomerantz @gilbeaq Well, okay, but also Amtrak is a great argument in favor of SOEs. 😍 @vfmcneill @wormmaps Thank you both for taking time to explain this - moving away from my own internal narrative of… https://t.co/BciMQILRLO @gilbeaq @KateAronoff @MarkVinPaul @SEI_Erickson @DavidPomerantz @johannabozuwa Any effective climate policy that g… https://t.co/ygNQhogerU @wormmaps @vfmcneill Yeah, okay, that's reasonable (although I have to point out that as someone with my own colorf… https://t.co/kQiqRl7TBO @vfmcneill I agree with this, especially concerns around safety. And some conferences do have drink limits at these… https://t.co/dTUE2zGT6t @ALCassady @MarkVinPaul @DavidPomerantz @gilbeaq And this report was easily one of the most comprehensive climate p… https://t.co/RUtuW68vemI can understand safety arguments to take alcohol away at conferences but I don't understand the inclusion argument… https://t.co/zEVR0wC8sJ @DavidPomerantz @MarkVinPaul @gilbeaq That's fair, but at the same time, we shouldn't ignore that history. We need… https://t.co/9BUnMJLN60
7/1
2020

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