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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...

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System of Rice Intensification Earns Food Security Prize

An agro-ecological method of growing rice that enhances crop yields and is resilient to the adverse effects of climate change...

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Earth Hour

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm...

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Climate Change Likely to Alter NY’s Oneida Lake by 2099

By the end of this century, the temperature of Oneida Lake – New York state’s largest interior lake – will likely be higher by about 6 degrees...

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United Nations Officials Brief Cornell Students on New Global Tasks

Exclusive symposium designed for Cornell students, officials from UN detailed new 15-year initiative on battling climate change worldwide...

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Public Warmer on 'Climate Change' than 'Global Warming'

The American public responds differently to questions about “climate change” and “global warming” – even while the media often conflate the two...

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"Megadrought' Likely for Western U.S. by End of Century

A “megadrought” likely will occur late in this century, and it could last for three decades...

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Queen Elizabeth to Honor Student for Climate Change Work

A graduate student in the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs will receive an award from Queen Elizabeth II...

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Op Ed Working Towards Cornell’s Carbon-Free Future

President Skorton released a report outlining steps the University must take to become carbon neutral by 2035...