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Cornell’s new Sustainable Landscapes Trail opens Oct. 5

Lace up your walking shoes and head to Cornell’s new Sustainable Landscapes Trail, which opens with a ceremony Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., at the parking lot across from the Dairy Bar on Tower Road.

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an Engineering Research Center for sustainable energy-smart solutions.

‘Sioux Chef’ on restoring indigenous foods, bridging cultures

Sean Sherman, the James Beard Award-winning Sioux Chef, shared research and insights on indigenous food cultures at Cornell Sept. 5.

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12 for the annual Community Development Institute.

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

Satellite images revealing an Arctic ice cap destabilizing at “unexpected and unprecedented” speed have scientists questioning the stability of some polar ice caps.

Cooling effect of preindustrial fires on climate underestimated

A new study finds that emissions from fire activity were significantly greater in the preindustrial era, which began around 1750, than previously thought.

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion about new clean energy technologies.

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

To hunt a disease that threatens eelgrass – critical seaside meadows – the NSF has awarded researchers from Cornell and its partner institutions with a three-year $1.3 million grant.

Innovation grants focus on China

Members of the faculty are invited to submit research proposals for new Cornell China Center Innovation Grants, announced Sept. 17.