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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...

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Op Ed: Yale Divests, and Cornell Fights a Rising Tide

The question now is not if Cornell will divest, but whether Cornell will be one of the first Ivies to divest, or one of the last....

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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...

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Sheryl WuDunn ’81 Discusses China’s Shortcomings in Lecture

Although China is a global leader in renewable technologies, overcoming its environmental problems is not simple...