Energy and Environment

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Education and Green Technology Offer Southern Tier Renewal Opportunities

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Binghamton University, and Center for International Business Advancement collaborate on green tech and jobs.

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Business Impact Symposium Explores the Need for Climate Finance

Investments need to focus not only on climate change mitigation measures but also on adaptation issues communities worldwide are facing.

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Electric Uprising: EVgo charges forward to create a network of EV charging stations

The U.S. has more than 150,000 gas stations but only 43,000 EV charging stations. EVgo aims to change that, says VP Nell Oliver ’88, MBA ’93.

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Electric uprising: How American companies are accelerating the drive to EVs

EVs should make up 50% of all car sales by 2030 to help achieve Paris Agreement decarbonization goals. Cornell faculty weigh in on what it will take.

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Electric Uprising: Factorial Energy—New lightning, new bottles

Factorial Energy’s new battery mitigates range anxiety by increasing EVs’ driving range says CEO and founder Siyu Huang ’11, PhD ’13, MBA ’14.

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Electric Uprising: GM—Transforming an industry

Vinod Kumar, MBA ’08, says GM wants to put everyone in an EV. GM will invest $35 billion and launch more than 30 all-new EV models by the end of 2025.

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Electric Uprising: Schneider Electric—EVs’ starring role in an all-electric world

Schneider Electric envisions EVs, with their large batteries, becoming components of electricity generation and storage grids.

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Trash is Cash: Unlocking the Secret of Recyclability

What do a cigarette, dirty diaper, and used flip flops have in common? They’re all recyclable, thanks to TerraCycle’s innovative approach .

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Biodegradability: The Future of Plastics

CEO Molly Morse spoke to students about Mango Materials’ capacity to transform plastics pollution by speeding up the biodegradability of polymers.