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From left, Rebecca Evans, acting director of sustainability for the City of Ithaca; Terry Carroll, chief sustainability officer of the Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability; and Nick Goldsmith, sustainability planner for the Town of Ithaca spoke at a panel titled “Demystifying Decarbonization.”

Campus community engages in Sustainability Week events

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
From April 17 to 22, Ithaca College’s Sustainability Week offered students opportunities to educate themselves about sustainability. 
The City of Ithaca plans to improve the sustainability of buildings in 2023 and to certify the city as a healthy and energy efficient community.

City works to improve sustainability and energy efficiency

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
The City of Ithaca plans to improve the sustainability of buildings in 2023 and to certify the city as a healthy and energy efficient community.
From left first-year student Dante Conde, senator at large, senior Grace Madeya, president of the student body, Scott Doyle 98, director of Energy Management and Sustainability and Senior Senate Chair Austin Ruffino, met at the SGC meeting Oct. 24. Doyle said he wants to create a more unified promotion of sustainability by involving students, faculty and staff from all the schools on campus.

SGC discusses campus sustainability and planned bills

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
At the Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) meeting Oct. 24, the senate met with Scott Doyle ’98, director of Energy Management and Sustainability.
The talk was led by guest speaker Luis Aguirre-Torres, director of sustainability for the City of Ithaca. Aguirre-Torres highlighted the importance of building community and intersectionality in the fight for climate change throughout his presentation

Discussion series event focuses on Ithaca Green New Deal

By Lorien Tyne, Staff Writer November 3, 2021
Members of the Ithaca community engaged in a virtual conversation Nov. 1 to talk about climate justice and the implementation of the Ithaca Green New Deal.
Osamu Tsuda, treasurer of Sunrise Ithaca, writes that there are ways for individuals to combat climate change, starting with personal involvement in local government.

Commentary: Climate change solutions start at local level

By Osamu Tsuda January 23, 2020

These days, I am finding it harder not to notice the extreme fluctuations in temperatures. One day might be 60 degrees while the next could easily be 0 degrees. These changes make me cringe, partially...

From left, Chris Barnes ‘19 and seniors Thomas Minett and Julia Keene learn how to effectively bring attention to prominent issues in their letters to local politicians.

Commentary: Voting is effective form of environmental advocacy

By Thomas Minett November 20, 2019
Acquiring the attention of local politicians may seem like a challenging task, but it’s not as difficult as many imagine it to be.
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