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Concerns Raised About Proposed Power Plant on OSU Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Concerns Raised About Proposed Power Plant on OSU Campus

Several local environmental organizations are sounding the alarm and trying to raise awareness about a power plant proposed for the campus of The Ohio State University. Officially known as the Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHP), the facility would have a capacity of 105.5 megawatts, power that would be generated – for the first decade […]

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To Study Global Warming, this OSU Team Hikes to the Ends of the Earth

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea To Study Global Warming, this OSU Team Hikes to the Ends of the Earth

This summer, an expedition from the Ohio State University set out to the ends of the Earth to study one of Earth’s greatest threats. The team of scientists from OSU’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center first flew from Columbus to Lima, then to Cusco, and then drove for a day to a place called […]

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City May Implement Policy Adapting to Effects of Climate Change

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City May Implement Policy Adapting to Effects of Climate Change

The City of Columbus may soon implement public policy to adapt to the consequences of climate change. A taskforce headed by researchers at The Ohio State University’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BRCRC) has released an action plan meant to prepare the city for more extreme weather. It’ll be presented to Columbus City Council […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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