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


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

Can market interventions make coral reef fisheries more sustainable?

Program Lead for Coral Reef Conservation, Katie Cramer and Research Professor at the School of Sustainability, Jack Kittinger published an article exploring how market-based initiatives can increase the sustainability of

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

New study: Proportion of world population exposed to floods grows tenfold in 15 years

Flooding affects more people than any other environmental disaster in the world. Between 2000 and 2019 alone, an estimated $651 billion in flood damages occurred globally. As climate change projections

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ASU scientists use commercial satellite data to determine water flow in southwestern rivers

NASA has funded an Arizona State University project to use commercial CubeSat data to determine the presence of water in arid and semiarid rivers in California and Arizona. CubeSats are

Is cutthroat science hindering discovery?

Time to Say Goodbye to Our Heroes? This piece by sustainability scientist Lindy Elkins-Tanton appeared in the most recent edition of Issues in Science and Technology (sign up in the

ASU’s Erinanne Saffell appointed Arizona’s State Climatologist

Erinanne Saffell, a senior lecturer in Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, remembers experiencing severe floods growing up in Arizona in the 1970s. “When I was

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Low levels on the Colorado River: What if means for you

The Colorado River is running low. Battered by 20 years of drought, flows have been consistently dropping in the river that 40 million people depend upon. The water level in

Survey: Craft brewers eager for guidance on sustainability

The craft brew industry has boomed over the past few years, and new research by an Arizona State University professor shows that while the brewers would like to use sustainable