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- $3M Grant Supports Bioenergy Development
- ESF Named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll
- ESF’s Landscape Architecture Program Nationally Ranked
- ESF Confers Degrees
New York State Green Building Conference Announces New Partnership
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has joined ESF and the Syracuse Center of Excellence as a partner for the 2015 Green Building Conference. Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, will host a plenary session during this year's conference. Fedrizzi and his USGBC colleagues were awarded the United Nations Champion of the Earth award in November for their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. READ MORE
SUNY-ESF Alumnus Hosts Hillary Rodham Clinton in China
Qi Ye, now a professor in China, obtained his doctorate at ESF
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met Sunday, Feb. 22, with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) alumnus Qi Ye during a web chat from Beijing.
Qi, now a professor at China's distinguished Tsinghua University, hosted Rodham Clinton's web chat with Chinese internet users through chinadaily.com.cn.
When Qi asked the secretary of state to elaborate on the environmental cooperation agreed upon by China and the United States Saturday, Clinton said the two countries would enter a "strategic and economic dialogue" focusing on clean energy and climate change.
"We wish to create a series of actions and partnerships between our countries … we hope that there would be many opportunities … for partnerships between American companies and Chinese companies to produce cleaner energy," she said.
Qi earned his doctorate from ESF in 1994. He studied with Dr. Charles Hall, a systems ecologist who focuses on energy issues.Office of Communications
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