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Sustainability Events

Free Film Screening: Dominion

Sustainability Series
TBD- October, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER-- Please be on look out for new date!

CAUTION: this film shows graphic violence towards animals that you may find disturbing.

Filmed in Australia, this documentary is an uncompromising, damning exploration of the ways animals are used and abused by humans, particularly in the...

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Selling the Sexy Science: A New Narrative on Climate Change

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Jessica Hernreich

  • Executive Director and CEO of Ecosa Institute

In today’s media, the future seems ominously uncertain. These “doomsday” narratives on climate change can serve to instill hopeless inaction, rather than spur positive societal change.

In this talk, Jesse Hernreich from the Ecosa Institute, a design school in Prescott, AZ focused on Regenerative Ecological Design, will present a...

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Global and Local Innovation in Clean Energy Regulation and Clean Technology

LightWorks
Thursday, July 19, 2018
9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Dorit Davidovich Banet

  • Co-founder and CEO of Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative

In an age when the world's population is growing, electricity consumption is increasing drastically, and global warming is already knocking on our doors, there is no escape from a fundamental paradigm transition in global electricity generation and Transmission.

In 2006, the Eilat Eilot region realized that the potential of the solar...

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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Black Power Mixtape is an archive- and music-driven documentary that examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the African-American community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975.

This Swedish film runs counter to US media portrayals of the Black Power Movement at the time, which was...

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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: The House I Live In

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, THE HOUSE I LIVE IN offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war--the War on Drugs--revealing profound implications for human rights.

The film investigates the tragic errors and shortcomings that have...

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Green Living Magazine Presents: #EcoEventsAZ Bon Voyage/Wrap Reveal Party

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this event celebrating a sustainable road trip across the American West.

Millions of Americans will be hitting the road this summer, but not everyone will be making an epic, and sustainable journey in a cutting-edge electric vehicle. Join Green Living Magazine, and the School of Sustainability as...

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SCN Green Infrastructure Workgroup Presentation & Meeting

Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, June 21, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

John Richardson

  • Program Manager

Join us for Sustainable Cities Network’s GI March meeting which will include a presentation from John Richardson of Prescription Parks and Trails (Parks Rx).

Park Rx aims to improve the physical and mental health of individuals and communities. Its assists and encourages people to utilize parks, trails, and open...

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Free Film Screening Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, June 20 , 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

A unique species of wolf is making a comeback in the Southwest. Considered extinct nearly 40 years ago, the little known Mexican gray wolf has slowly pulled back from the brink of extinction—against all odds. From a founding population of just seven animals, this species has slowly grown to a...

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Carbon Capture and Reliable Storage

LightWorks
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Jennifer Wilcox

  • Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines

The scale by which CO2 must be mitigated worldwide dwarfs the existing chemical industry, making utilization of CO2 as a chemical feedstock a minor component of the portfolio of mitigation options. Carbon capture and storage is one strategy that could potentially mitigate gigatons of CO2 emissions per year, provided geological...

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Global Futures Initiative at ASU Special Seminar: The Future of Hydropower

Sustainability Series Sustainability@ASU
Monday, June 11, 2018
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Emilio Moran

  • John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, Center for Global Change and Earth Observations, and Department of Geography, Michigan State University

Emilio Moran joined Michigan State University in January 2013. Before that, he was a Distinguished Professor and the James H. Rudy Professor of Anthropology, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Geography, and Director of the Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change at Indiana...

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STEM in the Desert

Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday-Thursday, May 29-31, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily

Learn how to engage your students in the world around them and integrate learning through experiencing the science and ecology of the Sonoran Desert. We are conducting a three-day workshop for upper elementary teachers with tools and resources for supporting STEM thinking and BIG IDEAS through learning, analyzing and thinking...

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