Making Headlines

The following articles reflect our commitment to share sustainability-related accomplishments across the university — representing its colleges, departments, institutes, centers and other units — in the areas of research, student engagement, campus stewardship and collaborations with the public and private sectors.

WCMH, October 24, 2022

A joint effort by Nationwide and Ohio State University is looking to lessen the effects of climate extremes and optimize crop yields through new science initiatives, which include shifting to more indoor growing. Climate change creates challenges to provide a "consistent and nutritious food supply year-round for the consumer," said Dr. Gary Pierzynski, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Ohio State. ...

Columbus Business First, October 12, 2022

An Ohio State study aims to tell the stories of the Columbus neighborhoods destroyed by the highways built in the 1960s. ...

Energy News Network, October 6, 2022

Several energy and utility questions are likely to come before the Ohio Supreme Court in the next two years, including cases involving coal plant subsidies, HB 6 corruption, and renewable energy project siting. ...

New York Times, October 4, 2022

Mold in homes is a costly crisis that often accompanies hurricanes and flooding, and climate change is amplifying the rain that feeds outbreaks. ...

Independent, September 28, 2022

Increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have contributed to a rise in wood volume or biomass of forests in the US, according to a new study. ...