New Working Paper: Transforming Food Systems Under Climate Change

July 11, 2019

CICSS Director Dr.

Recently Published Paper on Climate Change and Dairy Farmers in New York and Wisconsin

July 3, 2019

CICSS Director Allison Chatrchyan co-authored a recently published paper titled “Climate Change and Dairy in New York and Wisconsin: Risk Perceptions, Vulnerability, and Adaptation among Farmers and Advisors.

CICSS Travels to Bonn, Germany for a Research Dialogue at the UNFCC SB50 Meeting

June 14, 2019

 This week, Dr.

Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards over $1.3M to Projects

June 6, 2019

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future recently announced the ten interdisciplinary research collaborations that will be collectively receiving over $1.

New Study Explores the Threat of Climate Change-Induced Heat Stress on Agriculture

A new study by Cornell University Professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea predicts that climate change-induced heat stress poses a greater threat to U.

Bill Nye ’77: “The planet’s on…fire!”

May 21, 2019

William S.

Panel event poster

Earth Week: Inter-disciplinary panel on climate change

April 16, 2019

This year as part of Earth Week, CICSS and the Down to Earth: Cornell Conversations About… Podcast team are hosting a live panel discussion on climate change.

Weathering change: Cornell CALS helps New York farmers adapt

March 12, 2019

Changes to the climate have forced farmers across New York state and the Northeast to adapt to extreme weather and new threats to their crops.

How Climate Change is Killing Coffee

February 14, 2019

Michael Hoffmann, the Executive Director of CICSS, and Duke’s Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza discussed the threat that climate change poses to world coffee production on Knowledge@Wharton SiriusXM Business Radio.

Student Assembly Passes Climate Literacy Resolution

February 5, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the Cornell University Student Assembly passed a resolution promoting climate change literacy among undergraduate students.

Cornell Delegation Attends COP24

December 19, 2018

For 2 weeks this December, Cornell faculty and students attended the United Nations Conference of Parties Climate Change Negotiations in Katowice, Poland.

Cornell Researchers Contribute to NCA4

November 26, 2018

The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) Volume II focuses on the human welfare, societal, and environmental elements of climate change and variability for 10 regions and 18 national topics, with particular attention paid to observed and projected risks, impacts, consideration of risk reduction, and implications under different mitigation pathways.

New Fact Sheet: CSF Practices

November 12, 2018

CICSS and the Climate Smart Farming Extension Team developed a new factsheet and guide  for farmers, educators and agriculture stakeholders in the Northeastern US, Climate Smart Farming in the Northeast: Six Key Strategies for Farmers (November 2018).

Report: Local Climate Action Summit

November 8, 2018

The Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions hosted a Local Climate Action Summit in New York City during New York Climate Week.

Talanoa Dialogue for COP24

November 1, 2018

The Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions  (CICSS) and the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative (TCCPI) organized a Talanoa Dialogue meeting in Ithaca, New York, USA in October 2018.