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Empower Equity simplifies energy savings

With a strong start incubating in Cornell’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, Empower Equity now offers a new kind of financing, so small- and medium-sized companies, schools and municipalities can use sustainable energy.

Recent Russian Arctic glacier loss doubles from the previous 60 years

Geophysicists examining glacier changes in the Russian Arctic have found that the rate of ice mass loss has nearly doubled over the last decade when compared to records from the previous 60 years.  

From ideas to impact: Atkinson Center charts a path to a sustainable future

Founded as the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future in 2007 and then named and permanently endowed by David R. and Patricia Atkinson three years later, the Atkinson Center funds multidisciplinary solutions to sustainability challenges throughout the world.

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Cornell students coach composting in Washington

Nine members of the Cornell University Sustainability Design student group spent Earth Day weekend at Smithsonian facilities in Washington, D.C., dispensing a green education to the public.

Dockless bike sharing pedals into Ithaca

The city of Ithaca and LimeBike will distribute and manage shared bicycles throughout the city, including in Collegetown.

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UN expert panel at Cornell May 11 for science, policy symposium

A symposium exploring how science and policy intersect in driving global sustainable development will be held May 11 at Cornell.

Cornell students paint a fashion runway green

The Ecouture 2018 environmental fashion show April 14 featured Colorful and creative couture that’s friendly to the environment.

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New podcast explores ‘Where Is the Human in Climate Change?’

The new season of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast and essay series will showcase the newest thinking across academic disciplines about humans and the environment.

Students tackle climate policy in Cornell in Washington course

Cornell In Washington students learned about how science is incorporated – or not – into policymaking at a March 23 visit to the U.S. Department of State.