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Biological Wizardry Ferments Carbon Monoxide Into Biofuel

Cornell biological engineers have deciphered the cellular strategy to make the biofuel ethanol a common industrial waste gas...

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Atkinson Center Gives Record Number of Seed Research Grants

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) has given $1.5 million from its Academic Venture Fund to a record 14 new university projects...

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Q&A: David M. Lodge on Atkinson Center Priorities, Impacts

Because of the Atkinson Center, there will be fewer trade-offs between economic development and environmental health...

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Howarth Alerts White House of Growing Methane Danger

Methane emissions from the U.S. larger than is recognized by the EPA, according to a large and growing body of evidence...

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Jack Elliott Tree Sculpture Highlights Climate Justice

Elliott addresses environmental and ecological issues with his art...

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Atkinson Center Faculty-in-Residence Fellows Announced

Interdisciplinary group of fellows representing five Cornell colleges and schools will work on sustainability projects that span the globe...

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Humanists Offer Critical Perspective on Climate Change

While big data studies and computer modeling can tell us something quantitatively, they don’t really give us a sense of what we might be facing as humans...

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Beyond Milkweed: Monarchs Face Habitat, Nectar Threats

Sparse autumnal nectar sources, weather and habitat fragmentation could be the blame for monarch butterfly population declines...

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Cornell Faculty to Expand Sustainability Conversation

The Atkinson Center launched the faculty-in-residence program in 2015 to broaden Cornell’s culture of sustainability by providing targeted support to scholars in the social sciences, humanities and arts...