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Last December Ithaca College students accompanied faculty to the annual United Nations Forum Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Pozan, Poland. The students went as part of the College’s International Environmental Policy course. The conference aims to create consensus regarding the implementation of an international agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

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This fall, HSBC Bank’s philanthropic division, HSBC in the Community (USA) Inc. Foundation awarded Ithaca College a $500,000 grant that will support the development of a new sustainability major and minor at the College.

In addition to these new academic programs (tentatively scheduled to begin in fall 2009), the grant will subsidize scholarships and fellowships,an internship and...

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Right after receiving a $500,000 grant from HSBC in the Community (USA) Inc. Foundation for our environmental studies program, Ithaca College has received more kudos: IC was awarded two national sustainability awards from the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE.)

Ithaca College’s sustainable efforts have been awarded with an institutional award, while Sarah...

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1. Make Someone Else’s Garbage Your Treasure


Take advantage of Ithaca’s annual Take It or Leave It program. The Resource and Environmental Society (REMP) and the Ithaca College Environmental Society (ICES) place collection bins in all residence halls where residents can deposit usable stuff they no longer want. Some things include: room ...

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Bottled water has long been a point of contention between environmentalists and those who prize convenience and efficiency. Last year Marian Brown, special assistant to the provost and VPAA at Ithaca College, facilitated a project for Ithaca College’s Resource and Environmental Management Program that compared bottled water to tap water.

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