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

Heley Ong, left, Francine Barchett, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Illinois, and Lauren Gilliland pose at Constitution Avenue, along the March for Science route, April 22.
Students champion science in D.C. march

Scientists and advocates let their voices ring via posters, chants, hugs, chatting and sheer volume

Creating real-world solutions on campus and beyond

Learn what sustainability means at Cornell University.

electric car charging station at Cornell
New research could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

Stabilizing molecule could result in more stable charging, represent a step toward practical lithium-oxygen energy storage technology.

Fiberizer machine
Team develops machine to end textile waste

Unique, fabric-shredding 'Fiberizer' could give new life to textile waste.