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Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Waste could soon become a precious gem as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest of its kind at a U.S. university – opened May 24.

Cornell studies to protect Great Lakes coastal regions

Three grants from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will aid Cornell coastal science research projects along the Great Lakes.

Podcast looks at planning for climate change

The podcast Building Resilience examines how to build resilient communities in the face of environmental and economic upheaval.

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Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

When Art Bloom died a year ago, five of the late geology professor’s colleagues collaborated with his family, local artists and others to finish his book that explains Ithaca and the Finger Lakes landscapes.

Podcast looks at urban impact on environmental problems

"Cities Matter,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, asks whether environmental issues are urban problems and whether cities can have a positive impact on climate change.

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Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

Cornell engineering faculty and facility experts met with more than 100 members of the Ithaca community May 17 at an open forum to give an update on the Ithaca campus’s path toward carbon neutrality and its goal to heat campus in a climate-friendly way.

Grandfather and granddaughter to graduate together

Herb Doig started work on his master's degree in the 1950s and is now on the cusp of completing that journey at the age of 83, alongside his granddaughter Kiley McPeek.

Podcast: the environmental impact of used clothing

“Future Fashion,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, considers what happens to used clothing.

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