Connecting researchers with each other and with practitioners to collaborate on solutions to today’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
Partnerships and events connect the university with diverse communities locally, nationally and globally to engage in critical, solutions-focused dialogue.
Degree programs with a focus in sustainability studies continue to evolve across the university, bridging disciplines and educating leaders.
Through a focus on use-inspired, transdisciplinary research, our work has purpose and impact, creating the trajectory toward a sustainable and prosperous future.
In response to a study published in Nature Climate Change that predicts parts of the Persian Gulf will be uninhabitable by the end of this century, sustainability scientist David Hondula points out that conditions in many cities - including Phoenix - already reach extremes that pose a threat to human health and lives.
After excavating the remains of 95 species from a Bahamanian sinkhole, a team of researchers - including distinguished sustainability scientist Janet Franklin - discovered that, of the species who were no longer found in the area, more had disappeared in the last 1,000 years due to human activity than in the many thousands of years prior.
One of the founding signatories of nonprofit Second Nature's American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, ASU recently signed a new set of commitments put forward by the organization, making it a member of the Climate Leadership Network.