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Advancing global solutions through education, research and outreach.

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

Real vs. Artificial: Which Tree Is More Sustainable?

12/10/18 – When it comes to Christmas trees, a real tree, surprisingly, isn’t always the greenest choice. There are multiple factors that go into deciding which is the best for your holiday. Read more.

CFAES Scientist Honored on World Soil Day

12/06/18 – As Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), Rattan Lal has spent his career working to find the answers to the world's soil problems. Along the way, he’s gained a global reputation for his research and advocacy on soil-related matters along with multiple honors and awards. Read more.

Machine Learning Helps Predict Worldwide Plant-Conservation Priorities

12/06/18 – A new approach co-developed at The Ohio State University uses data analytics and machine learning to predict the conservation status of more than 150,000 plants worldwide. The approach will allow conservationists and researchers to identify the species most at risk, and also to pinpoint the geographic areas where those species are highly concentrated. Read more.

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Featured Event

  • January 23, 2019

    Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future: 2019 Community Engagement Conference

    Faculty, staff, students and community partners are invited to the Jan. 23-24 conference for insights and new connections that will expand your professional horizons in sustainability.​ Read more.

  • Events

  • January 15, 2019

    EPN Breakfast: Climate Action

    Our local response to a global challenge. Join the conversation as we explore local, aspirational goals that organizations in our region have set towards climate change mitigation and adaptation. We know our climate is changing, so what is our Central Ohio community doing about it? Read more.

  • January 23, 2019

    Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future: 2019 Community Engagement Conference

    Faculty, staff, students and community partners are invited to the Jan. 23-24 conference for insights and new connections that will expand your professional horizons in sustainability.​ Read more.

  • February 08, 2019

    Forum on Water Research

    Ohio State forum will gather faculty input on the purpose and direction for a research community focused on water protection. Read more.

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