Long-term human well-being depends on the health and well-being of our planet. In the coming decade, USC will invest in research, academic programs, and collaborative partnerships that will help all of us understand how we can live without depleting resources and maintain ecological balance. Our educators, scientists, policy experts, engineers, inventors, and storytellers all have important roles to play in increasing understanding and inspiring action. We will help to solve global challenges in renewable energy and climate change in ways that increase economic vitality and social equity.