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College of Human Ecology: Sustainability Stars

Improving lives by exploring and shaping human connections to natural, social, and built environments...

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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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Lund Debate Focuses on Nuclear Power, Climate Change

Nuclear power is not the silver bullet that is going to solve all the problems...

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Cornell and Iceland Team to Model Geothermal Energy

Iceland's Geothermal Resource Park will assist Cornell in designing a renewable energy park for possible deployment on the Cornell campus in Ithaca...

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Ithaca Sustainability Newsletter - May 2016

Ithaca Sustainability works towards reducing GHG emissions in City and Town of Ithaca government operations and community-wide...

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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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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'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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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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Connecting The Quantum Dots: Cornell Researchers Step Towards Better Electronics

This is useful for potentially creating optoelectronic devices or even low-powered computing devices...