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Professors Stress Urgency of the COP21 Paris Climate Conference

Climate change has gotten to a point where local climate impacts are changing mindsets...

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Food Science Prof Defends GMOs as Essential to Food Production

GMOs have led to some preliminary successes, but research must be expanded and popular rhetoric against GMOs should be rejected...

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Ithaca Carshare Offsets 34,579 Miles with Finger Lakes Climate Fund

Our carbon offset program helps our neighbors in need while protecting the climate...

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Bamboo-based Build Brings Safe Classroom to Dominican Republic

The structure itself is elegant and has sparked dialogue about sustainable architecture amongst visiting guests, students and even architects...

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Panelists Review Paris Climate Summit at Ithaca Event

Topics discussed ranged from methane emissions to agriculture to civil disobedience...

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Attendees of United Nations Climate Change Conference Share Thoughts at Forum

The represented nations agreed that any temperature rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius will cause serious harm to the planet...

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University Assembly Discusses Divestment, Carbon Neutrality and Shared Governance

Given the urgency to the planet of reaching this climate target, Cornell must demonstrate that we can do it...

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Cornell Trustees Vote Against Fossil Fuel Divestment; Introduce New Guidelines

The newly approved standards for divestment say that the board will only divest from companies if their actions are morally reprehensible...

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First Saturday Educational Hike, Feb 6th @ Buttermilk Falls State Park

We walk for a 0.25 to 0.5 miles and then talk about various local topics...