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Climate News

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News

Beekeeping, hydropower: Cornell Atkinson awards nearly $1M in grants

Cornell Atkinson’s annual Academic Venture Fund will provide nearly $1 million in seed funding to support research teams across five colleges and 11 departments, many with key external partnerships.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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News

Farmers today need to be able to access and use data if they want to carry out efficient, climate-smart agriculture. But the road to data-driven farming is not an easy one, according to Dr. Miel Hostens, Robert and Anne Everett associate...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

Angela George is a dairy environmental specialist with the Dairy Environmental Systems group of PRO-DAIRY. She focuses on researching greenhouse gas and methane emissions, utilizing renewable energy from dairy waste and assisting farmers with...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Climate Change
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News

by Ben Maracle In New York State, drought is seldom a topic of discussion especially in spring when it seems to rain every other day. The first New York Drought Summit brought together academics, educators, state, local, tribal, regional, and...
  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • Northeast Regional Climate Center
  • Climate Change
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News

At last week’s Vatican climate change meeting, Ben Houlton (CALS) spoke on how the global agricultural sector could remove large volumes of atmospheric carbon.

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Department of Global Development

Degrees & Programs

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Seminar

Co-producing Autonomy? Smart Earth Technologies, Indigenous Politics, and Climate Justice in Amazonia
This event is supported by the Department of Global Development in the Social, Political, and Ethical Dimensions of Technology in Development job talk series. Talk abstract Amazonia is a central region for climate change action and development...
  • global development
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2023 Seminar Series Abstract When a community is facing one of our global challenges, perspectives and knowledge from those with experience beyond the locale can of course be beneficial. This can provide...
  • global development
  • agriculture
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2023 Seminar Series Abstract In an era marked by pressing ecological concerns and the pursuit of equitable human development, this seminar explores how nations in the Global South are navigating the...
  • global development
  • agriculture
  • Climate Change
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2023 Seminar Series Abstract Around the globe, 800m people spend more than 10% of their household budget on health care, and nearly 100m of these are pushed into extreme poverty every year by out-of...
  • global development
  • agriculture
  • Climate Change
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2023 Seminar Series Abstract Food is loved and needed, it is emotive, and it is deeply imbedded in cultures and family histories. However, not enough people know that climate change is changing everything...
  • global development
  • Climate Change