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Cows in a barn on a Catskill farm

News

Nutrition solution can help heat-stressed cows as US warms

Rising temperatures pose major challenges to the dairy industry – a Holstein’s milk production can decline 30 to 70% in warm weather – but a new Cornell-led study has found a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production during heat-stress...

  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change
Corn plants

News

Corrine Brown ’23 is a rising senior majoring in agricultural sciences, with an emphasis in business management and a minor in soil science. She transferred from SUNY Morrisville after her sophomore year to pursue her passion in agricultural...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change
CCE Ag Climate Resiliency Specialists Jenna Walczak and Zach Spangler

News

Adapting to climate change, reducing carbon emissions and participating in carbon sequestration efforts is a new frontier for many farmers across the state. To help them navigate new technology and translate the latest climate research into...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change

Spotlight

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
Snow melting in mountain valley

News

Water resources will fluctuate increasingly and become more and more difficult to predict in snow-dominated regions across the Northern Hemisphere by later this century, according to a new study.

  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Climate Change
  • Environment

Degrees & Programs

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Events

Speaker, Barbara Botos

Seminar

Global climate emergency. Road from Glasgow to Sharm el-Sheikh
Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series We are in a race against time. We are losing. We live in a world of the triple planetary crisis (environmental pollution, biodiversity loss, climate crisis), which has been exacerbated...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
Speaker, Alexander Popp

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Nowadays, production of food, energy and materials, and the related use of water, nitrogen and other inputs account for crucial components and interactions in the land as well as full...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Trees and the horizon of a blue sky

Seminar

Attendees will learn about the earth's biogeochemical cycling by world experts and will hear about some of the most pressing biogeochemical questions across terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. In this session, Dr. Asmeret Berhe, professor and...
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Change
Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene: Conceptualizing the Climate Crisis

Seminar

A critical conversation on our contemporary planetary predicament and how different ways of conceptualizing it might entail different strategies for transformative change. Wendy Wolford is Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor of Global...
  • Climate Change
  • Development
  • Global Development
Rain splashing on pavement

Seminar

Attendees will learn about the earth's biogeochemical cycling by world experts and will hear about some of the most pressing biogeochemical questions across terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. In this session, Dr. Gene Likens, Distinguished...
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Change