Cornell’s UN climate author warns of ‘rapidly closing window’

In a global cautionary tale, the UN’s IPCC has a new climate change report written by Cornell’s Rachel Bezner Kerr and 270 others, to pull our planet from dire environmental ruin.

Computer-security researchers aim to prevent tech abuse

A Cornell Tech clinic has created a new approach to helping survivors of domestic abuse stop assailants from hacking into their devices and social media to surveil and harass them.

AI tool could help plan NYS’s transition to clean electrical power

Cornell engineers have developed a new tool by combining machine learning and optimization modeling to provide hour-by-hour analysis of New York’s energy needs.

Students’ tool forecasts manganese in Ithaca water supply

To help the Ithaca Water Treatment Plant, engineering students have created a way to help predict concentrations of manganese in the city’s reservoir.

Endowment strengthens museum’s K-12 outreach

Moira Hintsa ’74 and her family have endowed the Hintsa Family Manager of School and Family Programs at the Johnson Museum, supporting a program that reaches thousands of local and regional children each year.

Cornell, startup receive $7M for novel clean energy tech

Cornell researchers and a startup have received more than $7 million in federal grants to advance novel clean energy research that includes wirelessly charging electric vehicles, low-carbon jet fuel and construction materials made from waste.

Unbuild better: a Collegetown case study in deconstruction

A project led by Felix Heisel and community partners is investigating deconstruction’s potential as a more sustainable alternative to building demolition, a source of significant waste that contributes to climate change.

Cornell-inspired NY soil law buoys climate-change resilience

New York growers will get a sustainable boost this planting season from the new Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act – backed up by Cornell research – and signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Frozen spawn could heat up shellfish industry efficiency

A new research project lead by Aquaculture Specialist Gregg Rivara of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County is looking at ways to preserve extra shellfish larvae using cryoprotectants.

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