USC Viterbi researchers are looking at cooling homes with renewable energy in the middle of the day. It could reduce carbon dioxide emissions, save consumers money and prevent rolling blackouts.
Gift supports research, experiential learning and partnerships related to the role of business in transitioning to sustainable energy systems.
The agreement will provide a quarter of USC’s electricity with power from a solar farm in Mojave. It also brings new opportunities for residents in nearby communities to gain access to affordable solar power.
USC nuclear safety expert Najmedin Meshkati explains cold shutdown, what it means for the safety of the nuclear power plant, and the ongoing risks to the plant’s spent fuel.
USC experts discuss how tech-driven globalization and energy are front and center in Russia’s war on Ukraine.
USC Marshall’s Shon Hiatt, an expert in agribusiness and global energy, answers questions about how the war will impact prices, clean energy efforts and more.
A new report on USC’s sustainability goals reveals progress, including considerable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, as the university prepares to launch its next sustainability plan.
Though Doris Sung has won awards before, she hopes this particular one — the Cooper Hewitt 2021 National Design Award for climate action — will inspire the next generation of architects at USC.
The massive motors used to cool the arena can take a break now that a smaller “pony chiller” has been installed to cut energy use.
Policymakers and scientists are pushing for — and in some cases, enacting — steps like lessening our reliance on fossil fuels and redesigning cities, but the question remains: Will it be enough?