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  • Earth Hour 2017 is 3 Days Away

  • Saturday March 25th marks the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour, a global initiative from the WWF to create awareness of our impact in the environment and take a stand to Change Climate Change. Do your part by spreading the word and joining millions around the planet in turning off as... [more]

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  • Unpower Hour 2017: Calling All Green Leaders

  • Update: Green Kits are ready for pickup! if you're a Green leader, check your email for more instructions. If you haven't signed up yet, there is still time; read on for more details.As is our yearly tradition, we are gearing up to kick off Weill Cornell Medicine's year-long energy savings... [more]

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  • Unpower Hour Web Drawing 2015

  • The Sustainability Web Publishing Team is holding on-line sign ups for the Earth Hour and the Unpower Hour right here.  Drawing closed at 3PM - Winner announced soon!To enter, make arrangements to power down at home on Saturday March 28, and here at work on April 2nd.   If you commit to... [more]

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  • 2013 Unpower Hour On-line Winner

  • The Sustainability Web Team held an on-line drawing and Michelle won the same green gift bag that was raffled off all across campus during our Unpower Hour.  Watch the exciting video! Thanks to everyone who helped out.  Also check out the Facebook event for more photos, videos and posts about... [more]

Posted on 03/28/2013 in | Permalink

  • Green Leaders for Unpower hour

  • Sign up to help roll out this years big event. (Sign up closed 2PM 3/31/11)  Click here to volunteer to enroll coworkers in the Unpower hour on March 31st.  Help us by canvassing your work area in the week prior to the event. Enroll participants, hand out free gifts and... [more]

Posted on 03/31/2011 in energy | Permalink


Did You Know

  • Just by turning off the tap water while your brushing your teeth or shaving, you can save more than 200 gallons of water per month.


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  • Unpower Hour 2017: Calling All Green Leaders
  • Update: Green Kits are ready for pickup! if you're a Green leader, check your email for more instructions. If you haven't signed up yet, there is still time; read on for more details.
    As is our yearly tradition, we are gearing up to kick off Weill Cornell Medicine's year-long energy savings plan, and need your help to make it happen.
    Join us as a Green Leader and enroll coworkers in your area for both Earth Hour 2017 on Saturday, March 25 and the WCM Unpower Hour 2017 on Thursday, March 30
    Earth Hour is an initiative by WWF to create awareness about climate change and the power of individuals to create a tangible positive impact on the planet. Every year, millions of people around the world take part in this annual symbolic lights out event on a Saturday night, from 8:30 to 9:30 PM local time. Weill Cornell Medicine is joining this event for the ninth year in a row and will be doing a work-day version of Earth Hour on Thursday, March 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM . 
    As a Green Leader, you can help us by signing up colleagues in your area before the events. We'll give you free gifts to hand out and a green shopping bag full of eco-friendly goodies.
    Over 1,000 faculty, students, and staff participated last year- Let's break the record again!