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New Solar Farm Set to Flip Switch to 'on' Sept. 19, 2014

The 2-megawatt array will produce about 2.5 million kilowatt hours...

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Study: Southwest May Face 'Megadrought' Within Century

Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decadelong drought is at least 50 percent...

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Ag Secretary Briefed On Nutrition, Dairy, Climate Research

Faculty members and scientists met with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to discuss dairy herd health, dairy and food processing, workforce development, and Cornell’s teaching, research and extension missions...

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Ag Business is No Longer Business as Usual

Plant hardiness zones are moving north...

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Global Warming Culprit-Nations Likely to Change By 2030

Cornell researchers now predict when developing countries will contribute more to climate change than advanced societies: 2030...

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North Atlantic Right Whale's Prospects Tied to Climate

A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for extinction – exhibited an unexpected increase in calf production and population size during the past decade...

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Make a 'Grandchildren Gift' in Support of Sustainability

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future hopes to increase funding capacity by around 20 percent by the end of 2015...

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High Tunnels at Plantations to Simulate Climate Change

Researchers simulate effects of potential climate change conditions under plastic on plants using small greenhouses at Cornell Plantations...

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Climate Change Caused Empires Fall, Tree Rings Reveal

Archaeologist Sturt Manning and colleagues precisely dated an arid climate event circa 2200 B.C. through tree ring samples taken from an Egyptian coffin...

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Control Methane Now, Greenhouse Gas Expert Warns

Cornell ecology professor fears that we may not be many years away from an environmental tipping point – and disaster...