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Fracking Fight in Tompkins County Intensifies

Tompkins County Legislature slammed the state last week for purportedly failing to be transparent as it moves to regulate ‘fracking’ in New York...

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Ithaca Spotlighted for Cornell's Combined Heat and Power Efforts

A district energy scheme in Ithaca, US, spotlights a trend for community-led, low-carbon schemes to pick gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) over intermittent renewables...

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Fellowships Offer 'New Brand of Science' to Solve Issues

The new NatureNet Science Fellows Program is intended to help develop a new breed of interdisciplinary scientists with academic savvy, skills, and opportunity to solve real-world problems...

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Get Your GreenBack: Wood, Pellet Stoves May Save the Most

Wood or pellet stoves can save you money and energy through this winter...

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Cornell Professor Speaks Out Against Fracking

Anthony Ingraffea, professor of engineering, transitioned from industry insider to implacable fracking opponent...

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Energy from Willows Comes of Age

800 acres can fulfill needs of 750 homes...

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Cornell Wins Economic Development Funds

Cornell has been awarded funding for three projects in Ithaca and NYC, including funds for a "net-zero energy" building on Cornell's NYC Tech campus...

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Willow Workshop Fires Up Emerging Bioenergy Markets

Cornell hosted a workshop on willow biomass heating and biofuels on Dec. 18th that got conversation and ideas flowing...

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Cornell Researchers Tout Shrub Willow for Fuel

Researchers are giving a workshop aimed at creating a low-maintenance cash crop for farmers while providing a source of renewable energy...