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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.
03/03/14 – Being proactive, establishing communication lines, and gathering information about the industry and its impacts can help communities manage the often swift nature of shale oil and gas development, says an Ohio State researcher with the Social Responsibility Initiative in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Read more.
03/03/14 – An assistant professor of computer science and engineering, Christopher Stewart will study “Carbon Footprint Modeling and Elastic Caching for Greening Services” with the five-year grant. Read more.
02/28/14 – As part of the university’s commitment to sustainability, Ohio State is participating in Recyclemania, a recycling competition between colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. You can help the university become the Grand Champion of the competition by creating less waste and recycling more. Read more.
April 14, 2014
This documentary details where our energy comes from and why it is important to know this. Scott Tinker, geology professor from the University of Texas-Austin, who co-produced and narrated the film, will be in attendance and will speak to students, faculty and staff about why we must know where our energy comes from, and at what cost, in order to make the decisions for our future energy needs. Read more.
March 18, 2014
Environmental Professionals Network: Using Science to Overcome Partisanship – The Climate Change Example
Bob Inglis, executive director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative and former congressman, will discuss changing attitudes about climate change at the Environmental Professionals Network's March breakfast. Read more.
April 04, 2014
Ohio State’s inaugural Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer will be Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, professor of health policy and management at Columbia University, and author of The Price of Civilization. Read more.
April 09, 2014
As Ohio’s energy economy evolves, legal and policy issues arise. This one-day conference, hosted by Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State, will focus primarily on oil and gas production issues. The first panel will discuss environmental issues, the second will discuss transactional and finance issues, and a final panel will discuss general regulatory issues. Panelists will include a variety of speakers from industry, law firms, and academia. To view the full schedule, please visit the website. Following the event, there is an optional sustainability tour of The Ohio State University campus. Read more.