August 28, 2015



ASU, Albania partner to advance nation's sustainability, education quality

Arizona State University has received a $100,000 grant from the Open Society Foundation for Albania to study energy-efficient schools.


ASU scientists support call for inclusion in conservation

A recent letter signed by 240 of the world's leading conservationists, including six from ASU's new Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, encourages an ethic of inclusiveness in the conservation field.


Sustainability | Science | News coverage:  ASU experts weigh in on Phoenix-Tucson water-sharing agreement

A recent Wall Street Journal article based on the Phoenix-Tucson water-sharing agreement highlights the growing trend among drought-ridden regions, especially in the desert Southwest, of sharing valuable natural resources such as water.


Imagining the future of food

To bring together a diverse array of voices to discuss the food, health and nutrition challenges of the 21st century, various departments at ASU presented physicist, activist and author Vandana Shiva at a lecture, Oct. 30.


10 ways to make your Halloween sustainable

ASU's Global Sustainability Solutions Services share ideas on how to make Halloween less impactful and more resourceful.


ASU faculty, staff encouraged to apply for 2015 President's Awards

University teams working on projects that advance ASU’s goals and aspirations to create dramatic, positive change should submit their projects to be considered for one of the 2015 President’s Awards.


Sustainability:  ASU's holistic climate plan inspires Harvard's new green standards

Using Arizona State University's holistic climate plan with its emphasis on faculty involvement in sustainability research and education, Harvard University has announced its five-year sustainability plan that "will apply 'green' standards across all 12 schools to reduce waste and energy use."


Exploring environmental impacts of solar technologies

To figure out ways to anticipate multiple and varied futures with emerging technologies, ASU researchers are conducting research on photovoltaic cells, a rapidly emerging technology used in solar panels to convert sunlight into electrical energy.


Listen(n) Symposium promotes sustainability through sound

Arizona State University's Listen(n) Symposium – a series of panel discussions, musical performances and art installations – aims to open our eyes to the issues of sustainability by opening our ears to the sonic environment.


Sustainability | Public service | News coverage:  ASU professor comments on lack of sustainable eating in US

A new survey from the National Geographic Society and consulting firm GlobeScan shows that humans are eating healthier diets, but not necessarily in a sustainable way.

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