A Sustainable Living Laboratory
Our living laboratory harnesses campus systems as operations for sustainable improvement, utilizes our community for behavior change research to accelerate the adoption of a sustainable culture, and opens campus resources and data for teaching and research.
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Projects support our priority framework areas ensuring a climate-ready, livable planet, advancing the health and wellbeing of people, reimagining global prosperity, and supporting our academic mission and purpose.
Our projects advance student learning, multi-disciplinary outcomes, and an accelerated path to a carbon-neutral and sustainable campus.
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Work helps to accelerate Cornell's goals in climate action plan, and to advance local or global solutions for climate change.