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Neighborhood Mini-Grant Application Deadline Approaching-Deadline: June 1, 2016

Sustainable Tompkins Neighborhood Mini-grant program aids with initiatives promoting environmental sustainability and social and economic vitality in Tompkins County...

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Cornell Professor Considers Impact of Climate Change Policies on Poor

Accepting that curbing carbon emissions is the right thing to do from the point of view of future generations, what do you do if the only policy instruments available to you make the poor worse off...

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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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Boyce Thompson Institute ECI Project Saves $80,000 and 113 Tons CO2 Annually

The energy conservation project at BTI addressed significant deferred maintenance...

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Design Alumna Shares Lessons on Sustainability, Life

As the economy improved, more decision-makers in the real estate industry began to appreciate the once-radical notion that healthful indoor environments could be good for business...

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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's Sutton Road Solar Farm Opens in Geneva

Construction of the solar farm, a 17-acre facility featuring 9,120 photovoltaic panels located off Sutton Road in Seneca, New York, started last spring and is Cornell’s second megawatt-scale solar project...

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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...

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Cornell Students Partner With Local Businesses to Supply Energy to Nepal

We are putting a system in place that is helping entire communities rebuild from the earthquakes and improve their lives...