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.
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.
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."
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.
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.