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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

Getting to know the microbes that drive climate change

07/16/18 – A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change. Read more.

One year later: Ohio State energy partnership benefiting campus, students

07/12/18 – It has been one year since The Ohio State University entered into a 50-year partnership to improve the university’s energy management and sustainability. And the agreement is already leading to a brighter campus and brighter students. Read more.

Ohio State Tour to Highlight Columbus’ Growing Urban Agriculture Industry

07/05/18 – OSU Extension’s Franklin County office, along with the Columbus Urban Farmers Network, will host a free, public tour of five urban farms this summer to highlight the work urban farmers are doing and to educate consumers on the possibilities of urban farming. Read more.

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  • June 14, 2018

    2018 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series

    Stone Lab is hosting guest lectures on current Lake Erie environmental, economic and community issues Thursdays June 14 to Aug. 2. Read more.

  • September 10, 2018

    Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop: Pipeline to Commercialization

    Hear what’s happening in this growing industry, from investment to feedstock production to scale up.Case studies will highlight the ‘how to’ of biobased product development and commercialization. Read more.

  • September 11, 2018

    EPN Breakfast Series: Dr. Chris Winslow

    Dr. Chris Winslow will discuss harmful algal bloom and other water quality research being conducted on Lake Erie, as well as lead a group discussion with invited guests from regional watersheds to share about their water monitoring and policy efforts. Read more.

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