Earth Month 2024 Recap

Earth Month 2024 at USC was a great success! With over 70 events across our campuses, we came together for sharing, workshops, neighborhood clean-ups, conferences, gardening, creative art exhibits and more.

Read on for highlights of activities, news, and media from our 2024 Earth Month Celebration.

News & Events


President Folt’s Earth Month 2024 Message

How to be a Sustainable Trojan Presentation 2024

USC OCEC: Investing in Our Values

Coffee with Ish: Sustainability

Celebrating 30 years of the USC Environmental Studies Program with Karla Heidelberg and Jill Sohm

Climate Forward 2024: A Lot Done; A Lot More To Do (full stream at USC Wrigley’s Facebook Live)

Edible America: Food Security, Organic Farming and the Art of Eating Well

The Politics of Electric Vehicles: Why Have EV’s Become a Partisan Issue?


From Where We Are – Springing into Earth Month

Happy Earth Month! Now the entire month of April, rather than just one day, is dedicated to celebrating our planet and taking action to protect it. In honor of Earth Month, the USC Arts & Climate Collective, or the ACC, hosted their 3rd annual Arts & Climate Collective Festival.

From Where We Are – From the new Metro D Line to USC kicking-off AAPI Month

On today’s show, we hear student’s post-game reactions after last nights women’s basketball loss, learn how the USC community is preparing for the upcoming solar eclipse, and celebrate Earth Month with student art at the Art & Climate Collective Festival. All that and more, From Where We Are.

From Where We Are – Jane Fonda talks community during climate change at USC

Jane Fonda began by reminiscing about growing up in LA many years ago before freeways when nature was everywhere – easy to get lost in. She reveled in the birdsong, but then, after going away for many years, she came back to freeways, smog, way more people and way more buildings. But what really pushed her over the edge wasn’t until the 2019 climate catastrophe in L.A. where there were raging wildfires.

Preventative Pros – Climate Change and Rethinking the Status Quo

Ans Irfan, MD, EdD, DrPH, ScD MPH, MRPL, associate professor of population and public health sciences in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC, examines the role society and policies play in climate change, the need to confront the big questions, and how we might adjust our approach to improve humanity’s outcome.