ASU Sustainability and Innovation News

ASU hosts AZDA Summit with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsak

“Out of crisis, it is incumbent upon us to create something better…something more resilient.” Secretary Tom Vilsak, United States Department of Agriculture Featuring 26 speakers and over 200 Arizonans in

Could coral habitats be rebuilt on sunken warships?

Faculty and researchers from the ASU Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science, teaming with partners from the University of Hawaii, recently published a paper based on their survey of

Global Futures Laboratory’s Diane Pataki, Enrique Vivoni elected AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected two outstanding faculty from the

Klaus Lackner joins Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Disruptors Hall of Fame

Klaus Lackner, director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions and a pioneer in the carbon capture research space, has been named to Newsweek’s Hall of Fame for America’s Greatest

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ASU receives $6.36M grant to launch Pacific Island Research Center

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced a five-year, $6.36 million research grant that will launch the Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (Pacific RISA) program as a research

ASU, partners announce completion of Allen Coral Atlas mapping

Arizona State University alongside atlas founding partners at Vulcan Inc., National Geographic, Planet and the University of Queensland presented to the world a complete projection of the planet’s coral ecosystems.

New paper positions waste pickers as models of environmental stewards for circular economy

A new paper published by a team from the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service that includes College of Global Futures associate professor Rimjhim Aggarwal examines the culture and

Dave White, Deputy Director Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Dave White selected as Southwest Chapter lead author for National Climate Assessment

Dave White, deputy director of Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation and professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been tapped by the White

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‘Code-Red’ megadrought is the Southwest’s latest demand for collaborative innovation says Dave White in Washington Post

The Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation’s deputy director, Dave White, was featured in the Washington Post on Aug. 18 with his opinion piece on the US Bureau of Reclaimation’s

A response to the Working Group 1 contribution to the IPCC 6th Assessment Report

The first working group’s contribution to the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “The Physical Science Basis” released on August 9, comes at a moment

Global Futures faculty join international team to examine how extreme events can be future indictors

Two ASU faculty affiliated with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, Michael Barton and Sander van der Leeuw, joined an international panel of 31 natural and social scientists to

Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture report cover

Swette Center report sets organic food agenda for US

The ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems recently released a report to help President Joe Biden set a new agriculture agenda based to organic foods. “The Critical To-Do List