Marine microalgae, a new sustainable food and fuel source

ITHACA, N.Y. – Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, as well as energy and food insecurity according to a study published in the journal Oceanography (December 2016). “We may have stumbled onto the next green revolution,” said Charles H. Greene, professor of earth […]

Experts preview Paris global climate change summit

WHAT: Experts discuss climate change and sustainability in preparation for the United Nations’ Sustainable Innovation Forum in Paris WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, 11:15 a.m. WHERE: Bailey Auditorium, Cornell University, Ithaca MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office […]

What happens in the Arctic, no longer stays in the Arctic

Charles H. Greene, professor of Earth and Atmospheric sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Science at Cornell University and a fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, says that while cooler summers during the past two years have resulted in reduced sea ice melting in the Arctic, the volumes of sea […]