WHY SHOULD I CARE? Climate change is happening, and it’s happening faster than we expected. We are in a crucial time - our current actions will affect the future of our planet and the human race. More and more colleges are getting serious about going green. 685 university presidents representing more than 6 million students in some of the nation’s most influential schools have pledged to make their campuses “carbon neutral.” On February 23, 2007, President Skorton signed the President’s Climate Commitment, pledging Cornell to carbon neutrality by 2050. As the land-grant institution of New York, Cornell is uniquely positioned to work on sustainability issues that benefit the whole state. For more info, visit sustainablecampus.cornell.edu.
“Each of us has a part to play in sustainability at Cornell. What piece of the puzzle do you hold?” President David Skorton
Published on May 19, 2015
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