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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

Where is YOUR cup?

10/18/17 – Use your MYCup and keep plastic bottles out of the waste stream. Read more.

​Ohio State Lowers Carbon Footprint by 4.8%

10/18/17 – Over the past two years, the university has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by over 34,000 metric tons. That represents an overall 4.8% decrease from our Fiscal Year 2015 baseline. Read more.

Faculty Spotlight: Mahesh Illindala

10/09/17 – Mahesh Illindala, electrical and computer engineering, examines power electronics, microgrids and sustainable energy, and he works with students in grades K-8 to give them an early start in engineering research. Read more.

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  • October 19, 2017

    Geospatial Science and Technology in Sustainable Development Research

    The Center for Urban and Regional Analysis is hosting a lecture by Budhendra Bhaduri, who will discuss his institute's activities to model, analyze and simulate urban environments. Read more.

  • October 23, 2017

    Environmental Film Series "The Messenger"

    The School of Environment and Natural Resources & Office of Energy and Environment invite you to the Environmental Film Series, featuring "The Messenger" on October 23, with lively discussions led by leading OSU and local experts. Read more.

  • October 23, 2017

    Careers in Sustainability Panel

    Join in on an evening with professionals from the field working in sustainable business to discuss their careers and advice for sustainability students. Read more.

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