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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

Workshop Will Feature Ohio’s Largest Solar Farm, Other Ways to Go Renewable

10/06/15 – A solar installer whose headquarters building has its own sun-powered system and the largest solar farm in Ohio, which spans an area equal to some 80 football fields, are two of the highlights of the 2015 Renewable Energy Workshop. The event, which is sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Vaughn Industries, 1201 E. Findlay St. in Carey in northwest Ohio. Read more.

Nuclear Innovation Workshops Issue Final Report to U.S. Department of Energy

10/05/15 – National nuclear energy experts, including Ohio State University researchers, issued a final report to the U.S. Department of Energy recommending changes to the industry. Read more.

Ohio State joins Department of Energy effort to increase efficiency, reduce costs in manufacturing

10/05/15 – The Ohio State University is one of just two universities chosen by the Department of Energy (DOE) to merge wide-bandgap technology with advancements for large-scale motors to increase energy efficiency. Read more.

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Featured Event

  • November 02, 2015

    Cardinal Peter Turkson: Reflections on Laudato Si, Pope Francis' Encyclical on Ecology

    Cardinal Peter Turkson will speak at Ohio State's Mershon Auditorium Monday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 pm on Pope Francis' recent encyclical on caring for the Earth, our common home. Read more.

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  • Community Events Celebrating Cardinal Peter Turkson's Visit to Columbus

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  • October 01, 2015

    World Climate Event with Dr. Andrew Light

    The World Climate Exercise is a mock-UN role-playing event engages participants in a simulation of the international climate talks that will take place in Paris December 2015 (COP21). Read more.

  • October 07, 2015

    Science Café: 'Past and Contemporary Climate Change'

    Ellen Mosley-Thompson will be speaking on climate history on Wednesday, Oct. 7 in 165 Thompson Library at 6:30 p.m. Read more.

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