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Sustainability isn't just about climate change, and answers aren't all in technology, engineering conference concludes

Solving the world's energy problems isn't just about research into new technologies, and neither is Cornell research on sustainability, a group of experts told Cornell engineering alumni. (April 1, 2008)

Maple weekends could be two months earlier by 2080, say Cornell researchers studying effects of climate on industry

This year, Maple Weekend is March 29-30, but by 2080, it could be as early as Jan. 29-30 in northern New York, say climate change experts. (March 24, 2008)

Professor's biodegradable-composite company draws skateboard firm to Ithaca

Thanks to innovative research by Cornell's Anil Netravali, Comet Skateboards is making completely biodegradable boards. The company has since moved its manufacturing operation to Ithaca. (March 19, 2008)

'Sustainabilitee': Eco-Fashion Team wins for turning recycled T-shirts into one-of-a-kind ensemble

The Eco-Fashion Team from Cornell's Office of Publications and Marketing has won prizes in this year's Green T Reuse Design Contest, an Ithaca-based project of SewGreen. (March 19, 2008)

Cornell student looking for online votes in National Geographic video contest

Ryan Stanisz's video 'The New Animal Kingdom,' shot at Cornell with an all-student cast, is one of three national finalists in the 30-second National Geographic Preserve Our Planet film and public service announcement contest. (March 18, 2008)

Humanity must work as a team to reduce global warming, philosophy professor warns

About 20 area schoolteachers attended a workshop at Cornell March 14 to learn ways to teach climate change from a global perspective. (March 18, 2008)

Skorton shares stage with Bill Clinton to offer students a four-step plan for activism

Speaking at the inaugural meeting of Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Intiative University in New Orleans on March 15, President David Skorton provided an outline for how universities can make a difference through committed action. (March 18, 2008)

$6 million research lab will produce ethanol and other biofuels from grasses and biomass

Construction has begun on a state-of-the art Biofuels Research Lab that will convert perennial grasses and woody biomass into ethanol thanks to a $10 million grant awarded to Professor Larry Walker. (March 6, 2008)

Cornell engineering conference in March to focus on sustainable energy

The 25th annual Cornell Engineering Alumni Association Conference, March 28-29, will focus on alternative energy research and economics. (Feb. 21, 2008)