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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.
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What we put on our plates affects our overall health from our individual bodies to the planet as a whole. Christopher Wharton – director of the Food Systems Transformation Initiative (FSTI) – along with other researchers from the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability are studying the long-term effects of our diets on happiness, sustainability and...
New Carbon Economy Consortium: Building research programs to support 21st Century economic opportunity
Now is the time to map paths to the breakthrough research programs and forward-looking university-business partnerships that will serve as the hubs for this new carbon economy. This is an economy in which low-carbon industry and primary energy production are joined by industrial centers, agricultural regions and food-producing ecosystems that turn excess CO2 into consumer...
ASU sustainability senior Hailey Baker was among 31 students representing ASU, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and National Taipei University who experienced Southern China through a unique summer course on sustainable urban development.