Jose Miguel Guzman
- Chief of the Population and Development Branch, UN Population Fund
At June's Rio+20 Conference, representatives from across the globe will meet to adopt a new framework for sustainable development. In this talk, Guzman argues that population dynamics should be part of the outcome document of Rio and shows the difficulties in ensuring this outcome.
Before joining the UN, Guzman worked for...
- Professor, Strategic Marketing and Sustainability
- Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
- College of Technology and Innovation
- Arizona State University
In this talk, Edwards discusses how we can grow healthier foods, feeds, fertilizers, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, medicines, and vaccines with abundant resources that will not run out.
Edwards writes, speaks, and consults globally on sustainable food and energy. He has authored nine books on sustainable and affordable food and energy. His...
Building on the public lecture: "Global Financial Crisis: Is Green Growth the Answer?" that I gave at ASU on December 7, the seminar will give a comprehensive overview over the challenges on the way to global sustainability â€“ and on possibilities to overcome those challenges. We will outline a possible...
The Arizona SciTech festival showcases Arizona as a national leader in science, technology, and innovation through a series of hands-on activities and workshops, conversations and debates, exhibitions, concerts, guided walks, and tours taking place during the month of February 2012. Spearheaded by the Arizona Technology Council Foundation in partnership...
Wallace S. Broecker
- Newberry Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
- Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
In this talk, Wallace S. Broecker argues that global warming is creating a northward shift of the tropical rain belt, leading to marked drying in the West.
Broecker, a geochemist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and arguably one of the world's greatest living scientists, is a leading advocate against human-caused...
- Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Over the next two decades, the combined urban population in China and India will grow by more than 700 million. During this same period, China will create at least 30 new cities of 1 million; India is expected to add 26 cities of this size. Is urbanization of this scale...
Discounted Tickets and a Green Building Tour
Join friends, family, and co-workers at a deeply discounted Phoenix Suns v. Milwaukee Bucks game (cheapest tickets are $15 for upper level) on Sunday, January 8th at 6pm! Great holiday gift idea!
As part of our "Night Out with The Phoenix Suns," they are giving us early entry and a green-building...
- Professor, Modeling Social Systems, Potsdam University, Germany
- Honorary Professor, Beijing Normal University, China
- Chair, European Climate Forum
In the current global financial crisis, huge amounts of financial capital are destabilizing the world economy because this capital does not meet promising opportunities for entrepreneurial investment. In this talk, visiting scientist Carlo Jaeger discusses research on how a green-growth strategy can tackle this situation more successfully than the present...
Robin Morris Collin
- Norma J. Paulus Professor of Law,
- Willamette University College of Law
Modern, technological societies must face the challenges of equity in contemporary life. Environmental justice and sustainability reflect a deep division along race and class lines. This talk will explore the need for collaboration and repurposing in both movements.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Rajesh Buch will defend his dissertation Decision Support Framework for Sustainability Assessment of Institutional Energy Use. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Gustavo Marco Antonio Ugarte Irizarri
Gustavo Marco Antonio Ugarte Irizarri will defend his Ph.D. dissertation Energy and Carbon Dioxide Impacts from Lean Logistics and Retailing Systems: A Discrete Event Simulation Approach for the Consumer Goods Industry. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Dr. Kevin Dooley
- Academic Director, The Sustainability Consortium
- Professor of Supply Chain Management, W. P. Carey School of Business
Learn about how The Sustainability Consortium is working with corporations, academics, NGOs, and governments around the globe to create science and tools that will improve the environmental and social performance of consumer products.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Founder & Director
- Compassionate Cooks
Although there are abundant resources that support the practical aspects of a vegan lifestyle, many struggle with the social aspects of navigating a world that may view compassion for "food animals" as radical. In this empowering talk, Patrick-Goudreau offers tips and tactics for speaking up for what you believe in with grace and dignity.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Founder & Director
- Compassionate Cooks
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau will offer the tools and resources for making informed food choices with joy and confidence.Read More View the PDF Flyer