Governor, labor unions announce climate jobs program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today he will dramatically increase the state's efforts to combat climate change and position unions to lead the nation in transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

NYC workshop tackles how to build sustainable cities

On May 23, more than 60 people gathered at the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's studio space in New York City to consider how built environments can help meet climate change challenges.

Seeds and knowledge shared at 'Planting Moon' gathering

Cornell researchers and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) growers discussed indigenous knowledge and traditional agricultural practices at a symposium at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Cornell Tech aims for net-zero efficiency at Bloomberg Center

Cornell Tech is planning for its Bloomberg Center academic building to reach net-zero and LEED Platinum status, with all of the energy needed to power the building generated on campus.

Kaiser named fellow of agriculture and economics group

Harry Kaiser, associate dean for academic affairs of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named a 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association fellow.

Gift adds 31.1 acres to Cornell Botanic Gardens in Caroline

Cornell Botanic Gardens has expanded the Palmer-Adams Preserve and its Bald Hill Natural Area with a gift of 31.1 acres on Bald Hill School Road in the town of Caroline, New York.

Cornell's Hudson River conservation work nets DEC award

For more than 20 years, Cornell has facilitated collaborative solutions to protect and preserve the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed, and on May 23, the university was recognized for its efforts.

Cornell climate center at front line of drought response

For 35 years, the Northeast Regional Climate Center, housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been helping farmers and policymakers adapt to the weather.

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Startup wields natural bacterium to improve health of livestock

Bactana Animal Health, a new company providing a natural, sustainable alternative to dosing livestock prophylactically with antibiotics and hormones, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center in May.