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Land Use Looms as Large Factor in Global Warming

Land use and land cover changes contribute about 40 percent to “radiative forcing...

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White Thanksgiving Dreams Die with Warming Reality

If you’re dreaming of a white Thanksgiving, dream on...

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'Spolia' Event Examines History, Future of Reuse

Extremely pragmatic and symbolically charged...

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EPA is Now Accepting Proposals for the 2014 Environmental Education (EE) Grants Program

Proposals under the 2014 EE Model Grants RFP are now being accepted through February 2, 2015...

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GPSA Resolves to Decrease Lab Emissions

Cornell Office of Sustainability — which the GPSA’s sustainability committee will work with — has a Cornell Green Labs Certification Program that educates researchers in lab energy conservation and green chemistry...

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Belief in Climate Change Doesn't Always Lead to Action

Cornell researchers have set out to identify factors that may motivate Americans to mobilize for grassroots action on climate change...

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New Sustainability Education Resource

Resources for faculty across all academic topics to incorporate sustainability into curriculum...

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Study Proves Biodiversity Buffers Disease

When a community is biodiverse with many different species, the risk of disease decreases, according to a new study that uses experiments to understand the mechanisms for this pattern, called the “dilution effect”...

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Solo Hybrid Drivers in Carpool Lanes Amplify Gridlock

Allowing single-occupant hybrid cars to use carpool lanes creates crushing congestion...

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How to Pay the Real Costs of Energy Use

Book by Cornell professors discusses how to set energy taxes that reflect the real costs of energy use...