Remember to celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, April 22nd
We Advance: U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals, officially known as Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is a set of seventeen aspirational “Global Goals.” The goals and targets integrate economic, social and environmental aspects and recognize their interlinkages in achieving sustainable development in all its dimensions to ensure peace and prosperity. See the Goals in Action
How might climate change affect Arizona? A decrease in crop yields, for one thing, according to Andrew Berardy – a postdoctoral research associate with the Food Systems Transformation Initiative – and Senior Sustainability Scientist Mikhail Chester.
After studying the food-energy-water nexus that governs agriculture in Arizona, the pair found that the state's yields could drop more...
We’ve portioned out more of the Colorado River’s water than it can deliver. What now?
Senior Sustainability Scientist Dave White, who directs ASU's Decision Center for a Desert City, delivered his ideas for staying afloat in a March 2017 KED Talk. He demonstrated how the lessons he learned while rafting the Colorado River in 1998 are applicable to today's proverbial water...
As a key program within the Knowledge Partnership between the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes and Conservation International, ASU welcomed seven Professors of Practice last week.
These scientists will devote time to teaching, mentoring and service initiatives at the university, all aligned toward advancing the three goals of the partnership: protecting biodiversity; promoting sustainable development, particularly in food...