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Sustainability Events

Sustainability related events @ ASU.

For the Love of Life: Environmental Crisis and Environmental Action

Sustainability@ASU Environmental Humanities
Monday, March 27, 2017
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Roger S. Gottlieb

  • Professor of Philosophy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Roger S. Gottlieb is the author or editor of 20 books and over 100 articles on environmental ethics, political philosophy, religious studies, contemporary spirituality, and fiction. He is internationally known for his work as an analyst and exponent of religious environmentalism, for his passionate and moving account of...

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Food Systems & Beyond

Sustainability@ASU Food Systems
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us in kicking off Earth Month by attending the Food Systems and Beyond Event! Enjoy complimentary sustainable food offerings from campus dining locations, local growers and local producers. Consuming sustainable food reduces negative environmental aspects of food production and helps foster robust local economies and food security. #FeedItForward...

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ASU Polytechnic Campus Alumni Lecture Series: Marking 20 years of accomplishments, 1996-2016

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Scott Bouchie

  • Director of EMSD for the City of Mesa

Scott Bouchie is the Director of the Environmental Management and Sustainability Department at the City of Mesa. He is responsible for managing the collection and disposal of the City of Mesa trash and recycling, environmental compliance and the implementation and tracking of Mesa’s sustainability initiatives. Scott received his Bachelor of...

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3rd Annual Tour des Trees

Saturday, April 1, 2017
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Join Arizona State Forestry, Arizona State University, Arizona Community Tree Council, Trees Matter, Arizona Nursery Association, City of Tempe, and many others for the third annual Tour des Trees event at the Arizona State University – Tempe Campus!

This is a FREE (self-guided) bike- and walk-friendly event that weaves through the...

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"A" Mountain Restoration

Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00 a.m. (Check-in)
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. (Work)
10:30 a.m. (Lunch)

Celebrate Earth Day 2017 by helping to restore walking and hiking trails on "A" Mountain, Tempe's only preserve. Let's walk the talk and give back to the Mountain we love too well!

Where to Meet: South side of the old Hayden Flour Mill, just north of Tempe Mission Palms. Muffins...

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War, Race and Empire in the Anthropocene: Some Occluded Aspects of Climate Change

Environmental Humanities Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Amitav Ghosh

  • Internationally Acclaimed Author

Over the last several hundred years, human activity has impacted the planet in a such a dramatic and unprecedented way that many have taken to argue for the emergence of a new historical era, the Anthropocene. While this has led to a host of renewed approaches to climate change, this...

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Urban Garden Tour: Escalante Community Garden

Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Join us on a tour of an organic community garden in Tempe's Escalante neighborhood. The garden produces and distributes high quality fruits and vegetables in an area characterized as a "food desert," all the while nourishing and building an inclusive community.

Please wear close-toed shoes and bring water to drink.

Organic coffee...

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Free Film Screening: The Starfish Throwers

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Student Sustainability Shorts 6:45 p.m.
Main Film Starts 7:00 p.m.

This event has reached capacity, however, available seats will be released at 6:55 p.m. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.

A five-star chef, a 12-year-old girl, and a retired school teacher -- seemingly world's apart -- discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement against hunger...

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Sustainability Solutions Festival 2017: (Re)imagine Our Home

Walton Sustainability Solutions Sustainability@ASU

Join us as we (re)imagine our home through conversations, celebrations, programs and examples of sustainability solutions in our individual dwellings, our community and across Planet Earth. The 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival features a diverse group of partners and organizations that seek to engage audiences and inspire a more sustainable future...

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Introduction to GRI & Sustainability Reporting Workshop

Walton Sustainability Solutions Sustainability@ASU
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Alyson Genovese

  • GRI’s Head of Corporate and Stakeholder Relations for the United States and Canada

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an international independent organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most...

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How to Effectively Communicate Science in a Policy Era of Alternative Facts

Sustainability@ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

Lawrence Krauss

  • Director, Origins Project, Arizona State University

James Weinstein

  • Dan Cracchiolo Chair in Constitutional Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

From the origins of the universe to the daily determination of justice in our courts, facts are foundational to our lives. What happens when facts are dismissed, suppressed, seen as optional or even replaced with "alternative facts"?

Watch live as Lawrence Krauss, internationally renowned theoretical physicist and director of the...

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