Sustainable Tompkins
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While Natalya Cowilich is a naturally outgoing and warm-hearted person, she was still a bit nervous this last December as she embarked on her first home energy visit as a volunteer energy navigator. … more
Forty-two counties in New York state have “cloned” Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County’s (CCETC) Compost Resources webpage. The many factsheets (and now educational … more
For a long time, there’s been a presumption that getting off fossil fuels was something only the wealthy could accomplish. But that is changing, and there are growing opportunities for … more
We meat-eaters often forget that when we eat animal flesh, we actually eat plants but in a most inefficient way. The animals we consume depend themselves on plants but are able to capture only about … more
The world is on track for 3°C of global warming by the end of the century, while there is growing consensus that to avert the worst of the climate crisis, we must work together to limit warming … more
On Nov. 8, the Ithaca 2030 District announced the addition of six new properties to its membership, expanding the number of properties seeking to improve their environmental sustainability. The … more
Inequality and the climate crisis are our community’s biggest long-term threats. It may seem utterly overwhelming to try to address them at the same time, but together, we can take action and … more
Way2Go, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, has a mission to provide information and education that connects people with transportation options and facilitates new … more
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