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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.

Energy and Environment News

Examining our Ecological Future

07/22/14 – Ohio State Professor Emeritus William Mitsch, former director of the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, was a panelist discussing issues facing our planet at a Columbus Metropolitan Council lunch. Read more.

City of Columbus Looking for Input for Future of Sustainability

07/15/14 – The City of Columbus is asking for participation in an online survey to provide input on what is most important for the future of sustainability in Columbus. Read more.

Senator Portman Visits Ohio State, Talks Energy

07/11/14 – Ohio Senator Rob Portman visited Ohio State to host an energy roundtable with leaders of Ohio utility companies. Read more.

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  • July 24, 2014

    Earth Sciences Undergraduate Poster Session

    ​The 13 undergraduate majors in the School of Earth Sciences who have participated in the Shell Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) during Summer 2014 present the results of their summer research at a poster session in 291 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall on Thursday, July 24 at 1–4 p.m. Read more.

  • July 31, 2014

    Kate Bartter speaking for Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series

    Kate Bartter, interim director for the Office of Energy & Environment at The Ohio State University, will be a guest lecturer for the Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31. This event can be watched online or live at the broadcast from Stone Lab's Aquatic Visitors Center. Read more.

  • August 03, 2014

    Group Studies: Climate and Sustainability (ENR 5194: AUGUST 3-9, 2014)

    An introduction course to climate and sustainability designed for undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, and teachers. We will use the case of corn production to illustrate the concepts of climate change; examine links between climatic changes and our society; and investigate the impacts on and interactions among climate, local watersheds, society, and the environment. Read more.

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