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Case Critical Series: Tracing COVID-19 in your Wastewater

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Rosa Inchausti

  • Strategic Management and Diversity Director, City of Tempe

Rolf Halden

  • Center Director and Professor, Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering, Arizona State University

Rosa Inchausti leads Tempe's Office of Strategic Management, which identifies and adopts new technologies that advance the quality of life for the community. Rolf Halden is expert in determining where in the environment mass-produced chemicals wind up, their impact on health, and how to remove them.

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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis with Community Land Trusts

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Stephanie Brewer

  • Executive Director, Newtown CDC

Owning a home helps families build wealth, improves childhood health and educational attainment, and stabilizes neighborhoods. But home prices in the Phoenix metro area lie outside the reach of many working families. So how do we create more affordable housing? One of the most effective and sustainable approaches is through...

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Reflections of an Environmentalist

Thursday, October 8, 2020
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Paul Hirt

  • Professor of History, Arizona State University
  • Senior Sustainability Scholar

Join environmental historian and activist Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for three decades. In both his professional and personal life, he promotes sustainable water management, renewable energy, and...

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