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Ohio State News (sustainability)

2020
November
18,
2020
| 09:26 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will seek Board of Trustees approval this week for construction of the Energy Advancement and Innovation Center located within the West Campus Innovation District. The building is centered on finding innovative solutions for...
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September
11,
2020
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
A new program at The Ohio State University will help graduate students develop research or projects important to their education while making new connections in their community. ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
A new federal rule that determines how the Clean Water Act is implemented leaves millions of miles of streams and acres of wetlands unprotected based on selective interpretation of case law and a distortion of scientific evidence, researchers say in ...
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April
15,
2020
| 17:09 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today released a plan to cut its carbon emissions in half within this decade. This accelerates the university’s ability to achieve full carbon neutrality by 2050. ...
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February
10,
2020
| 16:35 PM America/New_York
When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review. ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
Any economic and conservation benefits associated with time-of-use electricity billing could be achieved at the expense of some of the most vulnerable citizens in our society: people with disabilities and the elderly, new research suggests. ...
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November
13,
2019
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research suggests. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 16:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 07:01 AM America/New_York
Americans throw out a lot more food than they expect they will, food waste that is likely driven in part by ambiguous date labels on packages, a new study has found. ...
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August
26,
2019
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Two years into a 50-year partnership, The Ohio State University continues to see improvement in its energy management and sustainability through tangible initiatives such as smart metering and lighting upgrades. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 15:36 PM America/New_York
A consortium of coral experts have published new guidelines that could help corals in the Caribbean adapt to warmer, more acidic waters caused by climate change. The guidelines are the first of their kind to offer a definitive plan for collecting, ra...
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July
03,
2019
| 14:32 PM America/New_York
A corn patch on campus is the public installment of a research collaboration considering the long history of using human waste as an agricultural resource. ...
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May
23,
2019
| 10:37 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University EcoCAR team earned first place in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year One Competition. This is the sixth consecutive year that Ohio State has won the national Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC). The event marks...
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May
21,
2019
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Columbus campus has achieved a gold rating within the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). Ohio State’s 2019 gold rating is good for three years and places the university among leading national and...
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May
16,
2019
| 18:15 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will be a founding member of a higher education summit focused on addressing climate change. President Michael V. Drake joined Michael Bloomberg in St. Louis to announce the Midwestern Higher Education Climate Summit. The...
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May
13,
2019
| 13:28 PM America/New_York
Twenty-one projects — tackling issues such as addiction recovery, sustainability and income inequality — have been awarded grants in the second year of philanthropic funding from The Ohio State University’s comprehensive energy management partnership...
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March
22,
2019
| 16:31 PM America/New_York
Climate change’s effects are already widespread, accelerating soil erosion, bleaching coral reefs and prompting intense weather, and some of those effects might not be reversible, experts say. But at The Ohio State University’s first-ever climate ...
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2018
November
09,
2018
| 17:09 PM America/New_York
In 2006, three deaths and 276 illnesses in 26 states were traced to pre-washed and bagged spinach contaminated with E. coli bacteria, costing the industry an estimated $100 million and changing the way people ate spinach for years. An investigation f...
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October
24,
2018
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
More dedicated bicycle lanes, designated parking spaces for scooters and bikes and a change in culture could lead more people to find alternate means of getting to The Ohio State University. Four university experts on health, mobility and city pla...
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October
05,
2018
| 14:33 PM America/New_York
Homecoming weekend kicked off Friday morning at The Ohio State University with a ceremony celebrating one of the iconic locations on campus, the historic Mirror Lake District. President Michael V. Drake joined Ohio State Alumni Association Preside...
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September
19,
2018
| 17:27 PM America/New_York
The start of the 56th annual Farm Science Review was an opportunity for leaders at The Ohio State University to reaffirm a commitment to the state’s agricultural roots. The Farm Science Review is the annual agricultural trade show hosted by the Co...
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September
17,
2018
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
A team of students from The Ohio State University has won the 2018 Ford College Community Challenge. Buckeye Precious Plastic joined teams from Purdue University, the University of California, Berkeley and other colleges around the country as one ...
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August
27,
2018
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Walleye and the fish they eat struggle to see in water clouded by algae, and that could potentially jeopardize the species’ future if harmful algal blooms persist, according to a new study. The research, led by Suzanne Gray of The Ohio State Unive...
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August
17,
2018
| 07:01 AM America/New_York
Fences have come down, walkways are clear and the iconic Mirror Lake is open on campus. Video captured by Ohio State News shows the evolution of the new Mirror Lake after construction started in late 2016. The historic Mirror Lake District reno...
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July
24,
2018
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
Water has returned to Mirror Lake. Construction of the centerpiece of the historic Mirror Lake District started in late 2016. The lake has remained largely empty since then – filled with backhoes and construction workers. That’s changing. Work ...
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July
12,
2018
| 14:31 PM America/New_York
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. On July 6, 2...
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July
02,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
A groundbreaking ceremony Friday, June 29, launched construction of the new venue for OSU Extension’s cutting-edge research and community engagement in Franklin County. The 10,500-square-foot Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building is the...
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June
21,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
The earth is rising in one part of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight is lifted off the bedrock, a new international study has found. The findings, reported in the journal Science, have surpr...
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June
12,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
On the edges of Mirror Lake, a yellow magnolia tree and a bronze plaque pay tribute to the life of Reagan Tokes. The Ohio State University student was killed last year just months before graduation. Now a monument to her memory marks one of her fa...
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May
23,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University won first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. This is the fourth consecutive win for the Buckeyes. EcoCAR 3 is ...
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