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

students with capitol building in background
Students share tales of global climate change on Capitol Hill

After viewing climate change first-hand in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, four students traveled to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness.

Creating real-world solutions on campus and beyond

Learn what sustainability means at Cornell University.

Naoto Kan (right) speaks at Statler Auditorium
Former Japan prime minister on Fukushima disaster

Naoto Kan discussed the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster during a March 28 talk at the Statler Auditorium.

Master composter gives a demonstration
April is Sustainability Month at Cornell

From lectures to art exhibits, Sustainability Month features dozens of events to educate and engage.