ESS News

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    Campus Sustainability Report 2019 Now Available!

    Sep 15, 2020

    The 2019 Campus Sustainability Survey report is now available. Overall, we find that student knowledge of sustainability continues to grow, though poor performance on a few key items suggest important areas for improvement in the coming years.

    Given the findings of our report, we make 3 key suggestions:

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    Campus Sustainability Survey Report Now Available

    Aug 28, 2019

    When it comes to sustainability, Ohio State students continue to raise ambitions in their knowledge and their actions.

    A fall 2018 survey of 20,500 undergraduate students by the university’s Environmental and Social Sustainability (ESS) Lab found that engagement in pro-environmental behaviors has increased by almost 30% since the last major data collection in 2014, while knowledge of sustainability-related topics increased by 10%.