News on campus sustainability initiatives, emerging programs, rankings, awards, student initiatives, green teams, and more from across the Cornell University campus.
"...Cornell is a pioneer of purpose-driven science that works across disciplines. And CALS has a prime focus on food energy and environmental resources..."
The annual Winter Setback program saved the Cornell campus over $80,000 in 2018, 20% less than in previous years. What changed?
"Sue wholeheartedly embraces the concepts of sustainability and has deep care and compassion for the environment and people around her. . ."
Bert Bland is responsible for around-the-clock electric, heating, cooling, water, sewage, energy generation, distribution, and use-optimization of Cornell University’s 250+ buildings on the Ithaca campus. He was interviewed by The Megawatt Hour as part of their series "Complexities in Energy Decision Making."
A new office supply re-use station has opened for employees in Facilities & Campus Services.
On January 31st, the Student Assembly passed a resolution in support of climate change and sustainability literacy.
City dwellers may laugh at the idea of putting solar on their roofs, but there’s an alternative: community solar.
Biking is a great way to experience Ithaca’s beauty, get some exercise, and help reduce congestion, and cyclists should be aware of the rules and etiquette for riding on campus.
About 250 students from Cornell, Ithaca High School and other local schools marched, chanted and rallied against a warming world as part of the Global Climate Strike March 15 at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Ithaca Commons.
Cornell recently opened Cascadilla Community Solar Farm, the University’s sixth large-scale solar project. The solar farms will generate 30-gigawatt hours to serve about 3,000 average local residential homes.