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Editorial: Administration has clear sustainability commitment

Editorial: Administration has clear sustainability commitment

April 11, 2018
While a Climate Action Plan Reassessment Team has been in place since 2017, it must make the current administration’s intentions for sustainability more clear.
Greg Lischke, director of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability, said the college is on track with its plan for carbon neutrality by 2050, but the planet will likely reach a temperature threshold by 2030.

Q&A: New IC sustainability director discusses future goals

By Sophie Johnson, Staff Writer September 13, 2016
Now in his first semester as director of energy management and sustainability at Ithaca College, Greg Lischke says he plans to increase student involvement in sustainability programs and that the college has some renewable energy projects in early stages.
The 9,000 panel solar array is currently under construction at Seneca, New York, about 40 miles away from campus, pictured above.

Solar panels to meet 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs

By Faith Meckley and Sophie Johnson February 22, 2016
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.
Jerone Gagliano was hired to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability.

Q&A: Jerone Gagliano hired as new sustainability director

By Faith Meckley, Assistant News Editor December 9, 2015
Jerone Gagliano was hired in November to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability. Assistant News Editor Faith Meckley spoke with Gagliano to discuss the state of sustainability at the college and his role in future sustainability initiatives.
The Fruits of Our Labor

The Fruits of Our Labor

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer August 29, 2014
...corporations have no right to be exploiting people, whether they live in Nebraska or Texas or the Ecuadorian Rainforest, and I know that this current system cannot last. Although the Tar Sands Blockade failed to stop TransCanada in the south, the northern section of KXL has not been built because of activists.
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