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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

​Clean plates much more common when we eat at home

02/14/18 – Less food goes to landfills when we eat at home. Read more.

Defending the Power Grid

02/14/18 – Electrical and computer engineering researchers examine ways to prevent cyber attacks. Read more.

Ohio State joins international coalition to accelerate local climate action

02/07/18 – Members have pledged to reduce their institutional carbon footprints. Read more.

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  • February 20, 2018

    CAR is taking us into the future

    Join us to learn about the great work happening at The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research (CAR) with Maryn Weimer, Senior Associate Vice President. Her talk will include details on Ohio State’s efforts to improve transportation and sustainability through the Smart Columbus program. Read more.

  • February 21, 2018

    Energy@OSU; a lecture series part 2

    ​Students on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) sustainability committee at Ohio State are planning a lecture series about energy. This is the second installment. Read more.

  • March 06, 2018

    March 6, 2018 EPN Breakfast

    Chad Berginnis (Executive Director of the Association of State Floodplain Managers) will address national flood laws, such as the National Flood Insurance Act and Water Resources Development Act, as a tool in protecting U.S. citizens. Read more.

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