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Book Details How Biofuel Policies Affect Food Prices

"The Economics of Biofuel Policies: Impacts on Price Volatility in Grain and Oilseed Markets” shows how biofuel policies create a link between crop and biofuel prices, affecting agricultural producers and consumers worldwide...

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Program Director Position Available for Solar Tompkins' New “HeatSmart Tompkins” Initiative

The Solar Tompkins Board of Directors is conducting a search for a Program Director for this year’s HeatSmart Tompkins program...

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Scientists Expect More Coral Disease Under Climate Change

As greater atmospheric carbon dioxide boosts sea temperatures, tropical corals face a bleak future...

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Op Ed: Skorton and the Coal Divestment Resolution

Resolution #36, Divestment from Coal: Towards a Sustainable Endowment, should have been far from controversial, since Cornell has not had any direct holdings in coal for over 7 years....

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Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities Focus of Atkinson Center Pilot

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has selected 11 faculty members for the pilot class of its new Fellowship for Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts...

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Ted Danson Uses Celebrity to Fight for Healthy Oceans

On April 20, delivering the Jill and Ken Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture on campus, actor and activist Ted Danson spoke about his journey of ocean advocacy...

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Creating the Urban Eden

In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, posters will be displayed on 50 trees on the Ag Quad to describe the ecosystem services those trees provide...

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Student Jobs: Summer Sustainability Research Fellowships Available at MIT's Office of Sustainability

Working closely with MIT’s Office of Sustainability to advance key campus initiatives...

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Cornellians Debate Fossil Fuel Divestment

Students, faculty and University Assembly members gathered Monday to debate whether the University should divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry...

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Climate Madness: A Cornell Scientist Talks Climate Change, Sustainability and Florida Leaders’ Feigned Ignorance

Even as sea levels rise and increasingly erratic weather patterns threaten Florida’s food producers, top state officials seem hell-bent on ignoring the phenomenon, if not denying it altogether...