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Future Cities Episode 52: Nature-based solutions and you

Green infrastructure (GI) and nature-based solutions (NBS) are relatively new concepts in expert circles, at least by those terms. In this episode, Dr. Elizabeth Cook and Clair Cooper join first-time

UREx featured in inaugural issue of npj Urban Sustainability

npj Urban Sustainability is dedicated to publishing high-quality papers that describe the significant and ground-breaking research covering urban environments through the lens of sustainable development, studied across a broad range of research topics.

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Chester comments on climate change and our already-taxed infrastructure

“We need to fundamentally reassess what our systems need to be able to deliver, and under what conditions,” said sustainability scientist Mikhail Chester in an August 8 article in the Washington Post.

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New paper: Modest water policy implementation could offset 30 percent of outdoor demand

A new paper in Sustainability Science finds that the use of alternative water supplies, such as rainwater harvesting and greywater use, could offset up to 30 percent of total outdoor water demand for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area under modest implantation of these policies.

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Our Infrastructure is Being Built for a Climate That’s Already Gone

With the current climate crisis comes the realization that infrastructure built on climate models of the past is no longer sufficient for weather events today. The concept of stationarity will

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In an interdisciplinary effort, ASU researchers develop a framework to help decide sustainable futures

As we continue to witness the devastating impacts of climate change, there is a consensus that we as a human population need to transition to a more sustainable way of