Electrostatic engineering gets the lead out for faster batteries

A Cornell-led collaboration has discovered a new approach for making a lead-free antiferroelectric material that performs as well as its toxic relatives.

Former NYC sustainability head Ben Furnas ‘06 to direct University Climate Initiative

Ben Furnas, ’06, has been hired as executive director of The 2030 Project: A Cornell Climate Initiative.

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Texas power crisis revealed flaw in market’s design

New research finds decentralized electricity markets are prone to underinvestment in resilience to rare events like the severe winter storms that crippled the Texas grid a year ago.

A&S announces third cohort of Klarman Fellows

Seven exceptional early-career scholars will be awarded three-year fellowships to pursue independent research in the arts and humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

New catalysts steer hydrogen fuel cells into mainstream

Cornell chemists have discovered a class of nonprecious metal derivatives that can catalyze fuel cell reactions about as well as platinum at a fraction of the cost, which could bring hydrogen fuel cells in vehicles and generators closer to reality.

Low-level jet models inform US offshore wind development

A new Cornell study could help inform the development of offshore wind farms by providing detailed models characterizing the frequency, intensity and height of low-level jet streams over the Atlantic coast.

Bioreactors harness bacteria to treat farm runoff

Fertilizer runoff is a significant source of water pollution. Matthew Reid looks to woodchip bioreactors modeled on nature to solve the problem.

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Nuclear Freeze documents digitized

Cornell University Library launches online collection of anti-nuke pioneer.

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Cornell audience will hear EPA Administrator Regan speak on environmental justice

Speaking to the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Institute for Public Affairs on Feb. 10, EPA Administrator Michael Regan will describe the path to environmental justice and his efforts within the Biden Administration.

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