Global Futures Laboratory

ASU is launching new school to help students dive into ocean sciences

Of all places, right here in the hot, dry desert, the newest school at Arizona State University (ASU) focuses on the ocean.   The new program is providing exciting new

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

Rede NAMI: Women’s Empowerment through Urban Arts

“Our work aims to promote structural change in society, bringing knowledge through communication so that girls and women know how to fight for their rights and guarantee full access to

Nanas y Amas: Building prosperity through dignified domestic work

By Danyelle Kawamura, WE Empower Intern “Our mission is to promote domestic work with dignity as a powerful tool to build prosperity.” – Claudia Esparza, Founder of Nanas y Amas

Transformative Technology – The Future of Agriculture

“I am passionate and dedicated to not only advancing the world of global agriculture but also forging a path of success for innovative female farmers and leaders in the future.”

Accelerate2030: An Innovative Take on Advancing Entrepreneurship

By Danyelle Kawamura, WE Empower Intern “We have some eight and a half years to go into 2030 and this is a journey we really can’t do alone.”Alexandra Boëthius, Strategic

Women in Digital in a Male-Dominated Industry

“We believe technology does not have any gender and we have proved that women can do the coding and technical things.”Achia Nila, founder of Women in Digital Achia Nila, founder

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

How to create a carbon-neutral Arizona

As climate risks from ongoing drought and rising urban heat continue to grow, Arizona will need to find innovative ways to significantly reduce CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. Many of the

Saving the seas with lighted nets

Study by ASU marine biologist shows illuminated nets save species — and fishers’ backs Gill nets are massive walls of netting that hang in the water. They’re designed to allow

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