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One of the greatest challenges of our time lies in our ability to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for future generations. Ohio State is meeting the energy challenge head-on. The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation for energy and the environment, emphasizing how those needs can be met sustainably.  Stay up to date on energy, environment and sustainability news at Ohio State with our Faculty/Staff Newsletter and Student Newsletter.

Energy and Environment News

​2016 AASHE Sustainable Campus Index Announced

10/25/16 – The 2016 SCI ranked Ohio State 24th overall in sustainability accomplishments and featured Ohio State for its focus on sustainability in the curriculum through the Discovery Theme programs. Read more.

Earth Scientist Recognized for Oil System Safety Research

10/24/16 – Ann Cook, assistant professor of earth sciences, has been honored by the National Academies. Read more.

​Three new startups planned, based on Ohio State research

10/24/16 – Three faculty-led teams from The Ohio State University have decided to create startup companies based on research they have developed at the university. Read more.

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Featured Event

  • October 26, 2016

    "Before the Flood" movie screening, starring Leonardo DiCaprio

    From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. Come see the screening of this new film on Wed., Oct. 26 at 7 pm in the Wexner Theater. Read more.

  • Events

  • October 01, 2016

    October is Campus Sustainability Month

    Join us in celebrating Campus Sustainability Month throughout October! CSM provides a series of opportunities to engage and inspire students and other campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability. Check out the events happening in October. Read more.

  • October 25, 2016

    Climate Change, Resilience, and Adaptation in Bangladesh

    This event will feature guest speakers Mahbuba Nasreen and Mizanur Rahman and a discussion on climate change resilience and adaptation in Bangladesh. Read more.

  • October 25, 2016

    ​Ted Turner: How his Amazing Life Story Ultimately Informs Western Lands, Wildlife and People Management

    The Environmental Professionals Network presents an evening with author and environmental journalist Todd Wilkinson on issues of western land use, bison, wildlife, and people and the differences native Ohioan Ted Turner has made as the second largest private landowner in the U.S. Read more.

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