The semester-long project encourages students to design sustainable structures for the city while retaining the spirit of Los Angeles.
Smart meters and dynamic pricing can help consumers use electricity when it’s less costly, saving money and easing pollution
Most households pay a flat rate 24/7 for electricity even though the cost of generating it fluctuates through the day. Wireless technologies are changing that system.
USC prepares to kick off Green Week
“Football games at the Coliseum, and really at this point, any events over 10,000 attendees, are run as zero waste events. This means we’re routinely diverting above 90% of waste from landfill to either compost or recycling.”
USC earns top ratings for sustainability innovations and operations
Environment-friendly groundskeeping and dining services highlighted as part of university’s ambitious sustainability goals.
Global warming continues long after emissions end
Climate scientist illustrates how carbon dioxide is rapidly raising Earth’s temperature.
Class of 2022 Graduate Gets Thrifty in the Startup World
USC graduate Patricia Garcia is winning accolades for her startup company that allows students to sell their used collegiate gear.
California’s water conservation has been a bust so far. Will drought restrictions work?
In Los Angeles Times report, Kelly Sanders of the USC Viterbi School says people are becoming desensitized to drought issues.
More water restrictions are coming: how to conserve
Officials are imposing tough water-use restrictions on about 6 million people in southern California. Many are looking for practical ways to conserve.
Viterbi launches new center for energy transition
Ershaghi Center for Energy Transition at the Viterbi School will support researchers as they find solutions to move away from hydrocarbons to renewable energy.
USC students clean Alaska air pollution with “Chimney Cherries”
Students are developing solutions to cold-climate air quality in Fairbanks by using special wood stove filters — a literal smoke screen.