- Research Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin; Senior Research Associate, Rhodes University, South Africa
Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic. With degrees from the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics and Cornell University, he has worked for the World Bank and WTO—and protested against them around the world. In 2016, Patel was recognized with a James Beard...
It’s hard to believe a year has come and gone since our last Global Locust Initiative mixer at ESA! We’re thrilled to be hosting a networking event at the joint ESA-ESC-ESBC meeting in Vancouver. We look forward to catching up with each other’s recent activities and exploring future areas for...
- President, Borincana Foundation
- Managing Partner, CrossRiver Capital
- Founding Partner, US Renewables Group
Virtually all modern social, economic, and political systems rely first and foremost on a robust and stable energy infrastructure. This is Puerto Rico’s most glaring weakness laid bare by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. But the devastation of infrastructure wrought by these storms, the failure of the government-owned utility, and the...
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...
Rear Admiral Leendert "Len" Hering Sr.
- U.S. Navy (retired)
Rear Admiral Leendert "Len" Hering Sr. USN (retired) is a prominent military and civilian sustainability leader with a broad background in energy and environmental issues. His passion is to educate people on the dangers of not taking action to secure the nation’s energy independence and to preserve water, air quality...
- Managing Director, The Roda Group
In this talk, Dan Miller explains his journey towards paying more attention to climate change and how he believes this country can lead the world to reduce the impacts of climate change. Miller looks at why humans are less likely to believe that climate change is occurring and describes that...
In 2011, Jacq and her husband bought a house in Tempe and decided to jump into gardening by learning and applying multiple disciplines of natural gardening. From their early efforts, they have built themselves a high density food forest in the middle of the city, dubbed "the Epic...
Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience Webinar Series: The Intersection of Financial Risk and Climate Resilience
This seminar is Part 2 of 3 of the Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience Webinar Series. The experts will explore resilience risk and financial mechanisms to advance climate resilience.
- Kurt Foregren, Managing Director of U.S. Public Finance, S&P Global Ratings
- Samantha Medock, Head of North American Capital, Science and Policy, Willis Towers...
Beth Ann Morrison
Beth Ann Morrison will defend her PhD prospectus Creating Just, Equitable and Sustainable Communities using Communication and Participatory Design. Faculty, students and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
A photographic survey of the wild edible botanicals of North America is on display at the Polytechnic campus library today through Jan. 31, 2019.
The artist is Jim Fike, a photographer who excavates plants, photographs them in his studio and digitally illustrates the photographs. He then renders the edible...
- Chief, Environmental Division at
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers HQ
With a wide range of missions in support of the Nation's defense and civil-works infrastructure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has unique opportunities and challenges in integrating sustainable practices into its operations.
Karen Baker helped lead the Army team that authored the Army Strategy for the Environment, the...
How can the utility, auto, tech and defense industries help modernize the aging power grid to make it more secure and responsive to the needs of its users, while enhancing environmental performance? With a focus on national security, economic prosperity, and environmental justice, Current Revolution shows how the...
- Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences
Dr. Karletta Chief (Diné) researches water in arid regions of Arizona and uses that knowledge in culturally sensitive ways to empower Native American communities.
In this talk, Dr. Chief will discuss Indigenous Food, Energy, and Water Security and Sovereignty or Indigi-FEWSS -- a graduate-student training program working with indigenous communities. In...
Stop by the Biomimicry Center's biomimetically remodeled space and discover how we’re spreading biomimicry seeds across campus connecting design, sustainability, biology, business, engineering, education and more. Learn about biomimicry in the desert, explore the "Designed to Move" exhibit, talk with biomimics, recharge and reconnect with nature, and find inspiration for...
- President, Integrated Sustainable Strategies, LLC
Paul Murray has dedicated his professional career to implementing holistic approaches to sustainable product manufacturing. He led designer Herman Miller's Sustainability Team, which formed the U.S. Green Building Council and worked with noted architect Bill McDonough to create the “Cradle to Cradle” protocol. Murray later went...
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