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LEED is the new building standard, say developers at Cornell conference

About a year and a half ago, the market began demanding more green buildings, said a private developer in a panel discussion on the intersection of development and sustainability Nov. 7 at Cornell Law School. (Nov. 12, 2008)

Einaudi Center funds research on food crisis, World Trade Organization, biofuels and more

Proposal topics include WTO disciplines and biofuels; the process of social displacement and militarization; and the world food crisis as a lens on global development. (Nov. 10, 2008)

Jobs: 'Last thing on my mind when I go to bed at night,' Skorton tells second forum

People's jobs are 'the first thing on my mind when I get up in the morning, and the last thing on my mind when I go to bed at night,' President David Skorton said at the Nov. 6 forum. (Nov. 7, 2008)

Evidence found for climate-driven ecological shifts in North Atlantic, says Cornell study

As a result of global warming, which has caused Arctic freshwater ice to melt and flow southward, the ranges of some cold water, northern marine species have been moving down the North American coast. (Nov. 6, 2008)

At first of two forums on cost-saving measures, Skorton pledges to protect 'human capital'

Speaking at the first of two public forums about the university's possible cost-saving measures, President David Skorton pledged to protect the university's 'human capital.' The second forum will be held Nov. 6. (Nov. 6, 2008)

Cornell global expert offers clues to why grinding poverty in Africa persists - and keeps rising

Cornell professor Christopher Barrett describes the problems and possible solutions to persistent poverty in developing countries. (Nov. 5, 2008)

500 staffers crowd Energy Fair

Energy Fair draws 500 staff members to learn about ways to save energy. (Oct. 31, 2008)

Ideas for climate neutrality, including alternative transportation, discussed at Campus Sustainability Day

Alternative transportation was one of many topics visited during Cornell's Campus Sustainability Day, Oct. 22. (Oct. 27, 2008)

VanPool: New service provides vans for groups of commuters

VanPool, a new program of Commuter and Parking Services and TCAT, consists of a group of commuters who help maintain a van and commute together. (Oct. 23, 2008)