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How will New Yorkers power through future hurricanes?

A new paper shows the changing climate’s impact on New York City’s transportation energy infrastructure is worsening over time. 

Podcast explores human health, the environment

Clifford Kraft, professor of natural resources who studies ecosystem interactions that influence the management of freshwater fish, is featured in a new podcast episode.

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Helbling lab receives DOD funds to nix nasty chemicals from groundwater

Damian Helbling of civil and environmental engineering has received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct research that may rid groundwater of toxic chemicals.

Miss Namibia, saving the rhino

Suné January, Miss Namibia 2017, will discuss rhino conservation in Namibia and more in a Department of Natural Resources seminar, Thursday, May 3.

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Podcast explores science fiction and the human future

“Imagining the Future,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores how science fiction can help make sense of climate change.

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Campus sustainability awards reflect a green groove

The President’s Sustainable Campus Committee awarded individuals and groups 2018 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Awards April 23.

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Seniors aim to artfully dodge Texas storm swells

Cornell landscape architecture seniors are working side by side with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to integrate ecology and engineering performance to protect Galveston Bay in Texas.

Rawlings scholars share their undergraduate research

From studying labor law to understanding obesity, about undergraduate scholars shared their results at the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo and at CURBx, April 19.

Tech panel talks about the brave new frontier of NYC transportation

The resurgence in competitive taxi and bike-sharing apps has opened up a new frontier in competitive business, according to a panel held April 21 at Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus.