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Facing floods, non-white homeowners prepare, protect property

In flood-prone New York, non-white homeowners are more likely to take active measures – like protecting a furnace or installing a sump pump – to prepare for deluge, says Cornell research.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
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Spotlight

  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Genomics
Students in the Climate-adaptive Design studio, a class in the Department of Landscape Architecture, take a break from their research survey last fall at Tarrytown, New York in front of the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge – which spans the Hudson River.

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As sea levels rise over the next decades for low-lying Hudson River towns, Cornell landscape architecture students offered ideas for coping with climate change and embracing the water.

  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change
The 2021 sustainable ag intern cohort poses outside Stocking Hall.

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  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Food Science
Horned cattle on a typical smallholder farm in India, a country which is home to more than 300 million cattle and 85 million small farms.

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Cornell will teach small farmers in India – the world’s largest dairy producer – how to produce milk more efficiently while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture

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Seminar

Balancing Environmental Protection and Economic Development: Perspectives from the Global South
Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2023 Seminar Series Abstract Drawing on examples of their own work in Burundi, South Korea, Tanzania, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows will showcase how to balance themes of...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Climate Change
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2023 Seminar Series Many reports have been published over the last four years on the urgent need to reconfigure food systems for resilience, sustainability and equity in the face of climate change. But...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Climate Change
Speaker, Barbara Botos

Seminar

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, Purvi Mehta

Seminar

Due to travel complications, this talk has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule Purvi Mehta's talk in the Spring 2023 semester. Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The world is at an interesting crossroads where one...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Ram Ramanathan

Seminar

A talk from Veerabhadran Ramanathan, adjunct professor of global development, with an introduction from Ben Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of CALS Time and date: Tuesday, September 20 from 4:30-5:30 pm EDT Location: Warren 151 and Zoom Co...
  • Climate Change
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development