- CEO and Founder of Agriscaping Technologies
- Tour of Justin's Agriscaped home
Having started working professionally in landscaping at just 9 years old at a local golf course, Justin Rohner has always been a bit of an innovator, an artist, and an entrepreneur. Justin was recently named one of Arizona's Top Entrepreneurs under 35 by the Arizona Republic for his work improving...
- CEO and Founder, TigerMountain Foundation
Equity - Inclusiveness - Empowerment
Through all the ups and downs in Darren Chapman's life, the toughest choice he had to make was to stay true to proactive, hands-on change. As a result of this choice, he has founded the TigerMountain Foundation, an organization that uses asset-based community development...
- Professor, School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, San Diego State University
Barlow directs the Sage Project within San Diego State's Center for Regional Sustainability. She serves on the University's sustainability committee, climate-action planning council, and on projects that incorporate sustainability into the curriculum.
The Sage Project is based on a model campus-community partnership being replicated nationwide. It is a...
- Author and Assistant Professor, Norwich University
Sean Prentiss is the author of the memoir, Finding Abbey: a Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave, co-editor of The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre: Explorations in Creative Nonfiction, a creative nonfiction craft anthology, and co-author of the forthcoming environmental-writing textbook, Environmental...
- Owner and Operator of Singh Farms
Tales of Soil & Seed
Join us for a freewheeling conversation with Ken Singh: farmer, visionary, restorer of soils, and teacher of organic farming.
Light refreshments will be served
In addition to the talk at Nush, there will be a tour of Singh Farms, on Saturday, November 21, 2015, requiring a separate RSVP...
Monday, September 21Urban Gardens Talk and Tour: Justin Rohner
Landscaping Reinvented: Elegant-Edible-Sustainable
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe
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Monday, October 5Dianna Cohen
Tough Truths About Plastic Pollution
Doors open 3:30 p.m., Lecture begins 4:00 p.m.
Arizona Ballroom, Memorial Union, Arizona State University, Tempe campus
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Tuesday, October 6Farmers Market@ASU...
Past Sustainability Series Events
- Executive Director, Care About Climate
Lucas leads an organization that works on climate education, mitigation, and adaptation projects around the world. She has been attending the UN climate talks since 2012 and will be attending the negotiations in Paris.
This December, nations are coming together to finalize a new climate agreement in Paris, France at...
- Executive Director, Tempe Community Action Agency
- Director of Emergency Services, Tempe Community Action Agency
- Assistant Director, Division of Community Services, Maricopa County Human Services
- Executive Director, Tempe Community Council
Join us for a robust discussion on poverty in Tempe, led by representatives from Tempe's and Maricopa County's human-services organizations. Learn about volunteer opportunities to help our most-vulnerable citizens.
Please consider bringing a nonperishable food item or bottled water to help those in need.
Light lunch will be served.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Student Leaders of the Hong Kong
- School of Sustainability Students
- Executive Director
- Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability/
- School of Sustainability
- Project Manager
- Sustainability Initiatives and Programs
- Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
A discussion with School of Sustainability students who completed a challenging course in Hong Kong on urban sustainability by working in teams with Chinese students from City University of Hong Kong. Hear their experiences of considering urban sustainability challenges through a new cultural lens. View the posters and policy solutions...
- CEO and Founder, Agriscaping Technologies
Elegant - Edible - Sustainable
Having started working professionally in landscaping at just 9 years old at a local golf course, Justin Rohner has always been a bit of an innovator, an artist, and an entrepreneur. Justin was recently named one of Arizona's Top Entrepreneurs under 35 by...
- Wrigley Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
- Founder and CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy
Hofmeister is the former president of Shell Oil Company, with a 35-year career in the corporate worlds of GE, Nortel, AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International), and Royal Dutch Shell.
Alternative transportation fuels are reaching a critical milestone. Will the promises deliver? Will the powers of the status...
- Professor of Earth System Science, University of California-Irvine
Hydrologist Jay Famiglietti is the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He and his team have been researching and communicating about water and climate change—in academics, business, government and to the general public—for over 25 years.
In this talk, Famiglietti will discuss his work using satellites and computer...
- Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability
Richard Kidd became the DASA (E&S) in 2010, his third assignment as a senior executive in the federal government. Kidd is responsible for establishing policies, developing and refining strategies, and oversight of all programs and initiatives related to energy, security and sustainability in the Army.
In this talk, Kidd...
- Research Director, French National Center for Research (CNRS)
Christian George leads a group at IRCELYON, the largest European institute focusing on heterogeneous catalysis. He holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry (1993) and Habilitation in Chemistry (1999), both from University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France.
In this talk, George will present the past,...
- Director of Community Programs, Audubon International
In this talk, Nadeau, along with Sal Celona, Coordinator of Living Green in the Verdes, offer up Rio Verde, Arizona as an example of Audubon International’s approach to working with communities on incorporating sustainability into all aspects of life.
Nadeau offers a decade of expertise in coordinating sustainability programs for...
- Vice President of Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the US
Paul Shapiro is at the forefront of successful legislative and corporate campaigns to improve the plight of farm animals. Paul is a nationally recognized authority on farm animal welfare and animal advocacy, working with lawmakers and major food retailers alike to implement reforms. He has also published...
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