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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.

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.