- Candidate for Phoenix Mayor
- Candidate for Phoenix Mayor
Over the past decade, Phoenix has made significant gains in sustainability. In 2009, Mayor Phil Gordon introduced an ambitious 17-point plan, Green Phoenix, to transform the city into a national sustainability leader. If sustainability is to be an economic driver of our region, how can the city's next mayor extend...
Yun Ouyang will defend his Dissertation Prospectus, Relationship of Single-Family Residential Water Use with Its Determinants: A Multi-scale Study in Phoenix Metropolitan Region. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Virtuoso Oboist
Virtuoso oboist Brenda Schuman-Post is a foremost expert on the relationship between musicians and the music industry and the people and places where African Blackwood grows.
In this talk, Schuman-Post offers an eye-opening look into the people and places, environmental and social issues surrounding this commercially threatened tree from which flutes,...
- Co-Director, Carbon Roots International
Ryan Delaney recently received his Master of Science degree from the School of Sustainability, where he researched technology adoption as a development tool at the community level in Haiti. Now his experience at the School of Sustainability assists him as co-director of Carbon Roots International, a...
- Research Scientist, Decision Center for a Desert City
David will challenge the audience with questions regarding the amount of water we use for everyday activities. He will also discuss the tradeoffs in water-reduction management, comparing conservation measures to traditional and new approaches to demand management.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- ASU Project Manager, Energize Phoenix
See how you can drive your roommates crazy and also change the world through energy efficiency—at home and on a city scale—in this fun and informative talk about how low the low-hanging fruit may actually be.<Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Master Gardener
Trish Yasolsky was certified a Master Gardener in 2009 and finished the Valley Permaculture Alliance Permaculture Design Course just recently. She is keenly interested in food forests, native food plants, and vegetable gardening in Arizona.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- CEO, VermiSoks
- Founder, The Urban Farm
Join Miguel Jardine and Greg Peterson as they outline three specific things you can do to contribute to your Local Food Economy and discuss the VermiSoks system, a virtuous cycle of green that converts consumable food by-products into lush organic growth.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Director, School of Media and Public Affairs,
- The George Washington University
- Host and Creator, Planet Forward
Professor Sesno explores the deepening skepticism around climate science and the new roles that universities, media, and the concerned public must play if we are to move from stalemate to solutions.Read More
James L. Buizer
- Director for Climate Adaptation and International Development
- Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment
- University of Arizona
- Co-Director, Institute of the Environment
- University of Arizona
- Director and Professor
- School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
- Northern Arizona University
Arizona's premier climate scientists discuss the impacts of climate change on Arizona's water, energy, health, and economic systems and explore practical routes of collaboration among the three universities.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Mediterranean-type ecosystems of the world: Evolution and conservation of biodiversity in extra-tropical hotspots
- Professor, Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
This presentation explores the historical determinants of the evolution of the world's five Mediterranean-type ecosystems and discusses the implications of this for biodiversity conservation, focusing on the spectacularly diverse Cape Floristic Region of South Africa.
Cowling has published extensively—in the scientific and popular literature—on the ecology and conservation of Mediterranean-climate and...
- President & CEO, Canada Green Building Council
The presentation will cover international trends and innovations in the green-building industry as well as new opportunities for green-building collaboration with Arizona's second-largest trading partner, Canada.
Mueller has over 15 years of experience in sustainable-resource management and planning for urban sustainability in local government, consulting, and nonprofit environments. He...
- Regents' Professor, School of Life Sciences
- Reporter, The Arizona Republic
Join us as wildfire expert Steve Pyne and The Arizona Republic's Shaun McKinnon discuss the Wallow Fire in Arizona and other recent U.S.wildfires and consider their ecological and economic impacts.
Steve Pyne is a Regents' Professor in ASU's School of Life Sciences and the author of a score...
The School of Sustainability welcomes incoming students and their guests to an interactive day exploring their new degree program. Events include a welcome from the dean and interactions with faculty and students to learn more about exciting opportunities and resources.
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