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Food Sustainability Panel

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Food Sustainability Panel

On Wednesday, July 18th at 630pm, climate advocacy group Defend Our Future will host an event in partnership with A & R Restaurant Group at TRISM in Columbus. The event is a free panel discussion featuring local food producers, business leaders, sustainability, and climate change experts all who will be coming together to talk about […]

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Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

  Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

Sponsored by the Central Ohio Communities Project whose mission is to fight the climate crisis at the local level, with a focus on the Upper Scioto Watershed. The watershed includes communities in Delaware, Union, Marion and Morrow counties. Come join us! 3:00 – 5:30 Working Groups Join us to plan strategies for creating a climate-resilient […]

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Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

  Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

Join The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences for the 2018 Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference. The all-day, free conference (and webinar) will feature speakers and panel discussions on Water Quality: Pathways to Sustainability and Energy: Economics and Policy of Renewables and Climate Change. Hear from representatives from the Ohio Environmental […]

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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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Opinion: Commit Columbus to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035

Laura Reopell Laura Reopell Opinion: Commit Columbus to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035

On Thursday afternoon, the future of our environment suffered a drastic blow. With President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, the U.S. lost authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions, curb global temperature increase, and help developing countries deal with the increasingly drastic consequences of climate change. The United […]

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Climate Change Activists Rally Against Trump’s Cabinet Picks

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Climate Change Activists Rally Against Trump’s Cabinet Picks

Local climate change activists gathered Downtown today for a quiet rally at Trinity Episcopal Church. The organized effort called on Senator Rob Portman to reject President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments, several of whom could help eliminate environmental protections and unravel the progress that has been made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Trump picked Scott Pruitt, […]

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Opinion: International Women’s Day, Climate Change and The President

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: International Women’s Day, Climate Change and The President

This Tuesday, International Women’s Day celebrates the efforts of feminism at the global scale, shines light on the struggles often forgotten by White feminism, and calls for action. With the Ohio primary only a week away, now is the time for every self-proclaimed feminist or ally to consider which presidential candidate and potential world leader […]

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