Edible City introduces a diverse cast of extraordinary characters who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system. The film digs deep into their unique perspectives and transformative work, finding inspirational, grass-roots solutions based on growing local food systems and economies.
Following the film there will be a discussion with School...
Wesley Herche will defend his dissertation Policy, Geospatial, and Market Factors in Solar Energy. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Lauren Withycombe Keeler
- Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
- Leadership in Community Resilience, National League of Cities
- Sustainability Manager, City of Tempe, Arizona
- Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
- Program Director, Sustainable Cities Institute, National League of Cities
The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. In 2016, the National League of Cities (NLC) launched a Leadership in Community Resilience program to help elected officials, city staff, and...
Oscar® nominated Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Together with people employed to pick out recyclable material...
Felled is local produced film about finding worth and beauty in something most consider to be trash. The film chronicles the journey of an urban pine tree saved from the landfill by two woodworkers who give the tree new meaning as a family dinner table. The film highlights the growing...
The Hand That Feeds follows a shy sandwich-maker as he unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars.
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- Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens
Arizona Microgreens, founded by brothers Joseph Martinez and David Redwood, produces organically-grown microgreens for individuals and restaurants throughout Arizona. Located within the greenhouse at the Brooks Community School, Arizona Microgreens operates as a social enterprise that creates employment opportunities for the local community and contributes to the financial...
- Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens
In addition to the Urban Garden Talk with Arizona Microgreens, we will offer a tour of the greenhouse where the microgreens are produced. Microgreens are vegetables and herbs grown for just a few weeks, and Arizona Microgreens uses an organic and natural process on their crops. The microgreens...
- Mayor, City of Phoenix
- Executive Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability/School of Sustainability
- Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
- Founding Director, Center for the Study of Economic Liberty/W.P. Carey School of Business
In December 2015, governments of the world met in Paris and adopted an arguably game-changing international agreement on climate change. However, in June 2017, President Donald Trump decided to leave the Paris Climate Agreement.
Rob Melnick will lead a spirited Case Critical discussion with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Sonja Klinsky a...
Jing Liang will defend her scientific paper Do Energy Retrofits Work? Evidence from Commercial and Residential Buildings in Phoenix. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Michael Sieng will defend his dissertation Assessing Positive Youth Development Programs for Sustainable Participant Outcomes. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Professor Emeritus, Development Economics and Environmental Science, University of Pune, India
- Chairman, Gomukh Environmental Trust for Sustainable Development
Vijay Paranjpye's career has focused on social, economic and ecological impacts of development, water-resource planning. A keen mountaineer, he is deeply involved in advocacy and public interest litigation for nature conservation.
The Indus River Valley supplies water for one-third of the population living in Tibet (China), Pakistan, parts of Afghanistan,...
Osha Gray Davidson
- Award-winning Photographer and Journalist
The Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) invites you to explore the power of photography for advocacy and conservation. Learn about the lands and water above the largest copper deposit in North America (outside Superior, AZ). Plans for mining this region could impact sacred Native American cultural sites, water...
In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists expose the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Using covert tactics and state-of-the-art technology, the Racing Extinction team exposes these two worlds in an inspiring affirmation to preserve life as we...
The Program on Law and Sustainability at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the Third Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators, to be held at the Beus Center for Law and Society, new home of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix,...
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