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Let Your Voice Be Heard on Tompkins County Comprehensive Plan!

Tompkins County will be updating its 2004 Comprehensive Plan by 2014, and needs your input to help develop the scope of the Plan..

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GREEN Programs in Iceland and Costa Rica

The Global Renewable Energy Education Network Program is a short-term experience which combines hands-on education, adventure, service learning, cultural immersion and global networking...

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Seeking Sustainable Tompkins Volunteers & Interns

Sustainable Tompkins is seeking volunteers and interns to fill some important roles in the months to come....

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Cornell Wins 2013 Global District Energy Climate Award

Central Energy Plant provides all the centrally produced power and district energy services such as steam and chilled water...

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Optimists Tackle the Issue of Food Security

Three Cornell World Food Prize laureates and three World Food Prize Youth Institute alumni were challenged to outline the single most critical policy recommendation regarding agricultural development..

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Rockefeller Hall Window Weatherization Energy Conservation Project Saves $11,700 and 20 tons CO2e Annually

We installed weather stripping and other window improvements to refurbish over 270 historic windows...

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Treated Fibers Clean Dye-polluted Waters

A cheap and simple process using natural fibers embedded with nanoparticles can almost completely rid water of harmful textile dyes in minutes...

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Even Low-level PCBs Change Bird Songs

It may not kill them outright, but low-level PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination disrupts how some birds sing their songs...

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Op Ed: Drink Tap Water, Not Bottled Water!

Attention new students: Cornell tap water is safe to drink...

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Application Deadline Extended for Sustainability Internship Program

The Sustainability Internship Program, a feature of the Sustainability Center, still has Fall 2013 placements available!