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Cornell University celebrates all things sustainability during the entire month of April, with dozens of events in film, fashion, art, wellness, social justice, climate change leadership, and sustainability topics.
Anyone can host an event! See the Sustainable Campus website for helpful tips on how to participate, and sign up for the Sustainability Listserv to stay in the know about the latest new opportunities added during April.
Take action this month to make our campus and community more sustainable!
- Take a short course to become a Residential Composter (open to anyone living on campus)
- Purchase a reusable takeout container and utensil set for only $5 from Cornell Dining (help us reduce up to 900lbs of waste per day!)
- Participate in the Freezer Challenge if you work in a lab
View all Sustainability Month events in the Cornell Events calendar.
Climate Change Seminar Series
Mondays at 2:45pm - 4:00pm available as a Zoom Webinar
04/05: Wildfires and Global Climate Change
04/12: Reducing Agricultural Methane From Livestock While Farmers Thrive
04/19: How Combination and Sequence of Weather Events Shape Mexico-U.S. Migration Flows
05/03: Grounding Perspectives on Ice Loss in Antarctica
Lectures, Panels & Discussions
04/01: Energy Engineering Seminar
04/02: North to South: Repair and Reparations for Climate Refugees?
04/02: Planes, Trains and Ultra Large Containerships: Living a "Planner's" Dream
04/02: What's Bugging You? First Friday Events: Dealing with Springtime Ants
04/02: Food Scraps & Vegetable Gardening
04/06: Public Health Seminar Series: Food Equity
04/08: Soup & Hope with Sarah Brylinsky
04/11: Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD) Project Expo
04/13: "Wild Relatives" Panel Discussion
04/15: Our Changing Menu: Climate Change and the Foods We Love and Need
04/15: A (Virtual) Conversation on the Plantationocene
04/22: Designing a Sustainable and Reliable Future: Simulating Next Generation Energy System
04/22: Earth Day Scavenger Hunt hosted by CUSD
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