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Atkinson Center Gives Record Number of Seed Research Grants

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) has given $1.5 million from its Academic Venture Fund to a record 14 new university projects...

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'Bridge' Fuel may Escalate Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas

A Cornell scientist says the EPA’s computation of measurable atmospheric greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels may be in error...

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Eco Practicum Catskills Session 2- APPLY by May 1st

Interested in learning more about energy, waste, and water? Apply to the Eco Practicum Catskills program to visit fracking wells in Pennsylvania, tour a wastewater treatment plant, and hike the Catskills reservoirs...

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Cuomo to Announce $20M Green Jobs Competition in Southern Tier

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to announce a $20 million green jobs competition for the region...

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Cuomo Fracking Ban

Experts, Ithacans split over ban...

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Wastewater Injection Induces Oklahoma Earthquakes

Dramatic increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma since 2009 is likely attributable to subsurface wastewater injection at a handful of wastewater disposal wells, finds study...

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Four of 10 Wells Forecast to Fail in Northeastern Pa.

About 40 percent of oil and gas wells in parts of the Marcellus shale region will likely leak methane, says a Cornell-led research team...

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Fracking Fluid Has Increased Pollution Potential

The properties that make fracking fluid effective at extracting natural gas from shale also make associated pollutants, such as heavy metals, leach out...

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Control Methane Now, Greenhouse Gas Expert Warns

Cornell ecology professor fears that we may not be many years away from an environmental tipping point – and disaster...

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Errant Methane Plumes Detected Over Marcellus Wells

Cornell and Purdue scientists have found that leaked methane is more of a problem than previously thought...