Find videos and podcasts produced about USC’s efforts on sustainability, climate change and other related issues.
Sustainable Technology | The Science Behind Smartphones Powered by Waste
Assignment Earth: Graduate Housing Solar Project 2023
Sparking Solutions for A Sustainable Future
What are USC Students Doing on Catalina Island?
Highlights: The Power of One: Individual Actions to Stem Climate Change
Building Sustainability at USC
President Carol L. Folt’s Earth Month Message 2023
3 Small Things You Can Do to Help With Climate Change
January 24, 2024
Electric Futures is a new podcast series from the University of Southern California exploring lesser-known stories of the energy transition, from the perspectives of the people most impacted by the changes that transition will bring. Season 1 invites listeners on a journey to California’s Imperial Valley with former USC provost and Vivian Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Charles Zukoski.
December 1, 2023
On today’s show, we discuss Lincoln Riley’s spot at USC, holiday traditions, and the fall of Black Friday. All that and more, From Where We Are.
July 6, 2023
Access to safe drinking water is a pressing global issue, with approximately 2 billion people currently lacking consistent access to this fundamental resource — a sobering statistic that is projected to soar to 5 billion by 2050.
May 3, 2023
Climb by VSC – Allison Agsten: Future of Climate Storytelling & Shifting Perceptions on a Changing Planet
Allison Agsten is the inaugural director of USC Annenberg’s Center for Climate Journalism and Communication. In her role, she conceptualizes programs, develops partnerships, and collaborates with faculty and students to shift public perception and response to climate change.
April 21, 2023
As climate change begins to have wider and more devastating consequences, climate journalism has never been more urgent. But reporters in this field face a variety of obstacles including the politicization of global warming and public distrust.
April 21, 2023
Happy early Earth Day, everyone! In this 11th episode of the podcast, we interview two members of Zero Waste Team, Josh and Nick, about what they do and how to lead a more sustainable life on USC’s campus! We end off the episode with two games testing the hosts’ knowledge of Zero Waste myths and recycling practices.
April 21, 2023
The Nile River is an important waterway facing an uncertain future. Essam Heggy, research scientist at USC, determines the issues facing the river and its communities.
April 20, 2023
In a warmer world, half of all species are on the move. Where are they going? Bistra Dilkina, USC associate professor of computer science, examines this.
April 19, 2023
What to do with the plastic in the ocean is a big question for our future. Travis Williams, USC professor of chemistry, looks at one possible solution.
April 18, 2023
Concrete has been an important part of our world, but at what cost? Thomas Petersen, USC assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, delves in to find out.
April 17, 2023
Lack of access to water can bring dire consequences. Robin Craig, Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and professor of environmental law at USC, explores how this affects fighting COVID-19.
February 2, 2023
Sandrah Eckel is an associate professor of population and public health sciences, and director of the PhD in Biostatistics program. Her latest research documents the actual impact of electric vehicle adoption in the first study to use real-world data to link electric cars, air pollution and health.
October 7, 2022
Tune in to learn about Assignment: Earth, USC’s sustainability framework for a greener campus. We learned about Mick’s environmental views, the Office of Sustainability’s goals, and how the USC community can get involved with making progress towards a sustainable future.