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Politicians in areas with most climate risk tweet about it least

Almost all U.S. politicians tweet about climate change based on party affiliation and the opinion of their constituents, not actual climate risk to the areas they represent, a new multidisciplinary study found.

Family values outweigh politics in U.S. Latinos’ climate beliefs

According to new research co-led by Jonathon Schuldt ’04, associate professor of communication, family values are a much stronger predictor of climate opinions and policy support than political views for U.S. Latinos.

Radio interview discusses progress of the Dryden Rail Trail

Todd Bittner, Director of Natural Areas, Cornell Botanic Gardens, and member of Dryden Rail Trail Task Force discussing how the Dryden Rail Trail "connects communities" in Tompkins County.

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Sustainability tips help staff take action

The Campus Sustainability Office and campus-wide Green Teams have launched a 'tip of the month' campaign to help staff identify easy ways to make the workplace more sustainable. 

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$1M NASA grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

Cornell researchers will develop the first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines “bottom up” ecological modeling with “top down” satellite data, thanks to a three-year, $1 million NASA grant.

Library launches future with FOLIO

Cornell University Library pioneers in adapting open source system, FOLIO.

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Four Specialists Join New York Sea Grant

Four new extension specialists have joined New York Sea Grant (NYSG) in its mission of “Bringing Science to the Shore” as part of a collaborative program between Cornell and the State University of New York.

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Wilson wins grant to explore rare earth element opportunities

Justin Wilson has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop more efficient methods of separating rare earth elements, which are found in wind turbines, liquid crystal displays, batteries, and portable electronics.

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Northwest heat wave ‘should not have been possible’

After stifling temperatures parked over the Pacific Northwest in late June, scientists – including Cornell’s Flavio Lehner – said climate change triggered it.