Jesse Anttila-Hughes is a PhD candidate in Sustainable Development at Columbia University and Solomon Hsiang is a post-doc in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Sol does research on the interface of climate science, economics and political science. Sol studied Ocean and Atmospheric Physics, International Development and Regional Planning and Economics as an undergrad at MIT. He completed his PhD in Sustainable Development at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs with a dissertation that examined how different types of climatological phenomena (eg. temperatures, hurricanes and El Nino) impact societies around the world. He worked briefly as a Post Doc in Applied Econometrics for the National Bureau of Economic Research and now is a Post Doc at the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His personal site is here.