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Hotels' Green Efforts Don’t Affect Revenues

An analysis of sales and rates for 9,000 hotels shows a net neutral effect for the hotel industry’s efforts to implement sustainability....

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CU Compost Crowdfunding Campaign

CU Compost Club launched a $2500 fundraising campaign to increase Collegetown composting...

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Energy & Sustainability Office, Energy Corps, and You: An Interview with Ashley Kossakowski

Ashley shares: her experiences and knowledge from her involvement in sustainability, how students and faculty alike can get involved in becoming more sustainable on campus, as well as a few sneak peeks to some exciting upcoming initiatives...

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New Website, ‘Building Dashboard’ Will Monitor Campus Sustainability

Building Dashboard, a Cornell website that provides “real-time utility data” on campus buildings, has proven to be an effective tool for sustainability-directed efforts, according to students...

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Student Energy Group Saves Cornell $12,700

Energy Corps has worked on 10 projects on campus that are expected to save $12,700 in avoided energy costs in the past year...

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New Project Will Preserve Cow Diversity for Future

A new $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant is funding research on a new, stem cell-based system that could capture global herd diversity in a subzero vault...

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New Website is 'One-Stop Shop' for Climate Change Info

Farmers, gardeners and students have a new place to learn about climate change and how to be part of the solution...

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Project Team Works to Develop Eco-Friendly Styrofoam Substitute

Students no longer have to feel guilty while drinking from a styrofoam cup, now that a Cornell project team has paired up with a company to create a more environmentally friendly alternative...

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Making Electric Energy Efficient at Bargain Prices

U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E program awarded a $3.2 million grant in October to Monolith Semiconductor, an Ithaca-based startup company...

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Johnson Center to Lead Marine Ecosystem Group

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise will lead a $2.3 million effort to improve economic links to marine ecosystems...