Cornell is a global leader in sustainability and climate change research, teaching and engagement. Our campuses are living laboratories for developing, testing and implementing solutions that address these most challenging issues.

Research and engagement

Participants converse during a break between panels.
NYC workshop tackles how to build sustainable cities

Experts gather at AAP studio to consider how built environments can meet climate change challenges.

Hudson River
Hudson River conservation work nets DEC award

Cornell recognized for facilitating collaborative solutions to protect and preserve the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed.

Workers install solar panels
Governor, labor unions announce climate jobs program

NY State poised to increase efforts to combat climate change, help unions lead the transition to a clean-energy economy.

Cornell Tech campus under construction
Cornell Tech seeks net-zero efficiency at Bloomberg Center

All of the energy needed to power the building will be generated on campus.