Climate Focus Team

Cornell is committed to measuring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to campus operations...

The Climate Focus Team is one of the 10 President's Sustainable Campus Committee Focus Teams.


  • Support the annual Climate Action Plan progress reports and greenhouse gas inventory updates required by our Climate Leadership Commitment and reported in the Second Nature Reporting System.
  • Consult with working groups analyzing Cornell's greenhouse gas inventory scope and protocol.
  • Support university efforts to diversify the energy portfolio with renewable sources.

Climate Team Leaders

Steve Beyers, Manager of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Division of Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning

David Filiberto, Sustainability and Disability Research Associate, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, ILR

President's Sustainable Campus Committee Focus Teams