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Cornell students paint a fashion runway green

The Ecouture 2018 environmental fashion show April 14 featured Colorful and creative couture that’s friendly to the environment.

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New podcast explores ‘Where Is the Human in Climate Change?’

The new season of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast and essay series will showcase the newest thinking across academic disciplines about humans and the environment.

Students tackle climate policy in Cornell in Washington course

Cornell In Washington students learned about how science is incorporated – or not – into policymaking at a March 23 visit to the U.S. Department of State.

Documentary highlights effort to save Philippine eagle

A new documentary, “Bird of Prey,” tells of the work of environmentalists to save the Philippine Eagle and screens in Ithaca April 15.

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Next-generation rechargeable battery made with tin

Cornell engineers have demonstrated a cost-effective way to stabilize lithium and sodium anodes using tin as a protective interface between the anode and a battery’s electrolytes.

Algae-forestry, bioenergy mix may help make CO2 vanish from thin air

Scientists from Cornell, Duke and the University of Hawaii have an idea that could provide power and food protein to large regions of the world – and remove carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.

Atkinson Center postdoc fellows address global needs

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is welcoming five new postdoctoral fellows to campus to translate Cornell research into sustainable solutions.

Town-gown efforts smooth bumpy road to sustainability

A variety of speakers explained many community approaches to a greener world at Cornell’s 2018 Town-Gown Conference on Sustainability on April 2.

Smart Meter project puts power in the hands of people

Through a collaboration between Cornell researchers and energy industry partners, New York households will be able to measure and manage their own electricity use.