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Effective climate change strategies call for new rules in global politics and economics

To combat global climate change, we need to change the rules underlying global politics and economics, said Timothy Wirth, president of the U.N. Foundation and Better World Fund, April 17. (April 21, 2008)

How campus researchers helped to rescue a rain forest

Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Sciences at Cornell are doing what many thought was impossible: reviving a rain forest that was demolished 50 years ago. (April 17, 2008)

Joint sustainable development workshop with Beijing's Tsinghua University is April 29-30

A group of delegates from Tsinghua University will travel to Ithaca to attend the workshop, titled 'Sustainable Development: Water Resources, Energy and the Environment.' (April 11, 2008)

Former Lab of Ornithology artist-in-residence writes climate-change book for children

Lynne Cherry has published 'How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming,' which was influenced by her stay at Cornell. (April 10, 2008)

Bethe lecturer Steven Chu will offer good and bad news about energy

The conservation and renewable energy technologies we have now will probably not be enough, but hopeful new technologies, such as converting biomass into fuel are under study, Chu says. (April 9, 2008)

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)