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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

Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas: Results suggest more methane may be released into atmosphere than thought

11/19/17 – A study of a Lake Erie wetland suggests that scientists have vastly underestimated the number of places methane-producing microbes can survive—and, as a result, today’s global climate models may be misjudging the amount of methane being released into the atmosphere. Read more.

Students Honored for Campus, Community Sustainability Efforts

11/16/17 – The Student Sustainability Council received the Green Collaborative Achievement Award from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission for successes during this spring's Time for Change Week. Read more.

Sustainability Fund Supports Regional Campus Projects

11/15/17 – Construction of big sustainability projects such as The Ohio State University at Mansfield micro-farm and The Ohio State University at Marion solar array were made possible by The Ohio State Sustainability Fund. Read more.

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  • December 05, 2017

    December 2017 EPN Breakfast Club

    Attend the December Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club "Beyond Boundaries, Rural, Urban, Political - Acting on Shared Interests Can Promote Prosperity and Sustainability." A panel will discuss rapid growth of urban centers, economic development, water quality, transportation and workforce development. Read more.

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