Measuring What Matters in Agriculture and Food Systems: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food
- TEEB Agrifood Study Leader and Managing Director, TMG - Thinktank for Sustainability
- Executive Director, Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, Arizona State University
Agri-food value chains are dynamically linked with socio-economic, cultural and ecological systems – from the local to the global level. These coupled ‘eco-agri-food’ systems provide income and wellbeing for more people than any other economic sector. At the same time, they shape the health of both people and the planet...
- Fellow, Ecologic Institute
- Professor, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
- Researcher, Environmental Biotechnology Centre at Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Germany
Water scarcity is a core threat to communities in the American West who depend largely upon the water of the Colorado River. The three panelists will discuss remedies to water scarcity focusing on three approaches:
9:00 - 9:30a.m.: Networking breakfast and opening remarks from Los Angeles' new German Consul...
The Sustainable Cities Network is teaming up with the American Meteorological Society (AMS) to host a meeting for cities and professionals to address your local questions about climate change.
Small group discussion starter questions to include:
- How can we cool our urban environments?
- How can we communicate the dangers of extreme heat? Or...
Marc T. J. Johnson
- Associate Professor, University of Toronto-Mississauga
- Canadian Research Chair for Urban Environmental Science
- Director, Centre for Urban Environments
The Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) program advances our understanding of urban ecology and urban socio-ecological systems. CAP LTER has brought together teams of individuals from different fields to investigate the complex dynamics of the Phoenix metropolitan area and surrounding Sonoran Desert.
CAP LTER invites you to...
The International Congress on Orthopterology is an interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in all aspects of orthopterology. For the first time, the Congress will take place in Africa, under the sub-title "Challenges in front of Climatic and Environmental Changes." The Orthopterists’ Society hosts the...
Earn a Professional Certificate in Sustainability Strategy from ASU’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business.
This course is designed for mid-career professionals in the private sector who want to create a decided advantage in the marketplace by reorienting their abilities. The program will focus on the organizational opportunities...
Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Alumni Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!
Help us give back to the community of Tempe by putting in a couple hours of yard work at...
The Sustainable Local Food Economies and Enterprises Lab is hosting a workshop with the Arizona Cooperative Initiative to bring together groups and individuals who are either already involved in cooperative businesses in Arizona or interested in getting involved. The event consists of panel discussions and a participatory workshop, and will...
How does your business depend upon ocean resources? How is this ocean 'natural capital' changing and what risks and opportunities does this present?
The Natural Capital Protocol for the Ocean will be a framework to help businesses to answer these questions and more. We invite you to join a workshop...
- Director, Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the world’s most endangered cetacean species. Population and ecosystem monitoring studies reveal that the right whale’s reproductive rate is correlated with Calanus finmarchicus abundance in the Gulf of Maine, which, in turn, responds to ecosystem regime shifts associated with decadal-scale climate forcing...
- Landscape Architecture & Water Conservation Branch Manager, Flood Control District of Maricopa County
- Urban Conservation Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy
- Research Scientist, Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University
- Moderator and Director of Stakeholder Relations, Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University
Traditionally, urban water utilities built and maintained “gray infrastructure” to manage stormwater. These facilities were designed to safely collect and remove stormwater runoff from city buildings, streets, and parking lots. However, recent extreme weather events suggest that storms are becoming more extreme and these structures may no longer be fail-safe...
Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience Webinar Series: The Science of Resilience in Decision-Making
This seminar is Part 3 of 3 of the Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience Webinar Series. The experts will explore resilience risk and financial mechanisms to advance climate resilience.
- Moderator Erica Goldman, NSCE Science Policy Director
- Thomas Seager, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University
- Joe Manous,...
Robert J. Hobbins
Robert J. Hobbins will defend his PhD prospectus Knowledge System Innovation for Coastal Resilience. Faculty, students and the general public are invitedRead More View the PDF Flyer
- Managing Partner, GenesysOne Capital
- Founder, ImpactX Labs
- Treasurer, American Renewable Energy Institute
- Adjunct Professor, Anderson Business School, University of California-Los Angeles
- Founder, Moeco
- Founder, Woodenshark
- Founder, AINTSYS
Blockchain technology has captivated our imagination in a way that few technologies had since the birth of the Internet 30 years ago. There is a feverishness in the press about distributed ledgers and their applications, from crypto-currencies to crypto-kitties. Everyone seems to have an opinion on where this ecosystem of...
Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation™, Peter Byck.
This year's films:
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