ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute launches in New York City

Building off years of partnership with New York and national labor leaders to foster high-quality, climate-friendly employment that advances equity, the ILR School Climate Jobs Institute is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.

Cornell, NYSEG pilot app to help consumers moderate electricity use

In a new pilot run by Cornell and NYSEG, participants will pay a flat rate for their electricity bill and use an app that provides information about how to reduce electricity use and costs.

Chemist wins National Academy of Science award

Geoffrey Coates’ discoveries have revolutionized polymer recycling, materials for green hydrogen generation, and the synthesis of sustainable plastics.

Around Cornell

Cornell startup cultivates animal protein from plants

Forte Protein – a new Cornell startup that grows commercial animal proteins inside agricultural plants – has joined the university’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

Howarth advises senators to shrink NY’s natural gas options

Cornell professor Robert Howarth advised New York state senators last week to downsize the state’s natural gas pipeline system and to repeal laws that easily connect gas to new homes.

New tomato bred to naturally resist pests and curb disease

A Cornell researcher has completed a decades-long program to develop new varieties of tomato that naturally resist pests and limit transfer of viral disease by insects.

Cornell to help boost US supply of critical energy minerals

A Cornell engineering professor will play a major role in a new federally funded project to increase the domestic supply of minerals needed to improve and sustain green energy.

Bronin confirmed as chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Appointed by President Biden, Bronin will lead the agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of national historic resources and advises the President and Congress on federal historic preservation policy.

Around Cornell

AI improves detail, estimate of urban air pollution

Using artificial intelligence, Cornell engineers have simplified models that accurately gauge the fine particulate matter in urban air pollution – exhaust from cars and trucks that get into human lungs.