South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to new research at Clemson University.
Volunteers will come together to help clean up the Clemson University campus Wednesday on the annual Solid Green Day.
State and federal officials met Wednesday at the S.C. Water Resource Conference organized by Clemson University to discuss lessons learned from last year’s flood and steps needed to protect the state’s valuable water resources in the future. South Carolina legislators will discuss the state’s preparedness and response to significant weather events as the conference continues in Columbia Thursday. The discussion will be broadcast live online.
An army of thorny, poisonous plants that once occupied two prime acres of Clemson University real estate has been swept from its stronghold by a coalition of goats and humans that slowly but surely pounded the gnarled invaders into submission. And to the victor goes the spoils. A once-impenetrable stretch of forest has been made beautiful again, much to the delight of the faculty, students and tailgaters who frequent its borders.
Water scientists and federal and state policymakers will meet Oct. 12-13 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to share and discuss new information crucial to developing sustainable strategies for protecting and providing water resources for South Carolina’s growing economy and population.
A new graduate degree program that could help save lives and keep basic services running when disaster strikes is in development at Clemson University with $3 million in backing from the National Science Foundation.
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS – With the fall color season just around the corner, leaf seekers in the Upstate and beyond are already making plans to head to the mountains for stops at dozens of overlooks to enjoy the magnificent vistas viewed from the upper heights of the nearby southern Blue Ridge Mountains. As if crystal-clear […]
Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South Carolina and developing the online platform that will allow farmers to use the collected data to conserve water and energy.
The gray, barrel-shaped instrument in Olin Hall may look like an oversized water heater, but what happens inside is helping South Carolina play a leading role in research that ensures nuclear waste is stored safely for generations to come.
Clemson graduate student engineers are part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team working with the people of a small rural village in Belize to provide “free” sustainable energy for the village by converting food waste into fuel for cooking. Shakira Hobbs, a PhD candidate in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, first visited Sittee River Village […]
Current models used to predict the survival of species in a warming world might be off target, according to new research that enlisted the help of dozens of spiny lizards in the New Mexico desert.
The Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence, Clemson Online and the Cooperative Extension Service have opened registration for the fall Master Pond Manager course beginning Sept. 21. The course provides pond owners and managers with information and hands-on practice to improve recreational and stormwater pond function, while ensuring appropriate management practices are in place to protect downstream waterways.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Carolina Clear have launched an initiative to help property owners install rain gardens to mitigate potential flood damage and help protect South Carolina water quality.
A renewable energy expert who has held several leadership positions in industry and academia will play a central role in building Clemson University’s new research and graduate education programs at its fast-growing site in North Charleston.
A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz above 15 acres of experimental sorghum plots containing more than 2,800 replicated entries at Simpson Research Farm.