For the first time since 2019, 85 Central New York high schoolers spent six weeks at Cornell this summer through Upward Bound, a free college preparatory program.
New York State Impact
“Extreme heat is not only causing inconvenience. Our research indicates that these higher temperatures are already slowing progress in agricultural productivity globally. Our most recent study finds that extreme heat has a permanent detrimental effect on child malnutrition in parts of Africa. What we are doing to reduce global poverty is being eroded by our lack of action on climate.”