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Solutions, engagement, education, research and implementation that enables better lives.

The merger of the Global Institute of Sustainability and the Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society brings an unprecedented unification of expertise and facilities dedicated to solve problems and sustain the integrity of our planet and its life-supporting systems.

Julie Ann Wrigley, on partnering with ASU

Julie Ann Wrigley receives Mayoral proclamation

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Do trees provide the best shade for urban environments?

Do trees provide the best shade for urban environments?

Shade is a term that residents of arid, hot environments learn to appreciate, especially during scalding summer months. But what makes for the best shade? “Cities have started to plant trees as a means to shade the environment. But oftentimes you can’t really plant trees because of infrastructure challenges. There may be sewer lines underground, internet...

Peter Schlosser named chair of AGU Development Board

Peter Schlosser named chair of AGU Development Board

Schlosser was first appointed to the AGU board in 2015 and recognizes AGU as the first scientific organization he joined. "[AGU's] broad scope in Earth and Space Science covered my interests in a way no other professional society did."

New book: Resilient Urban Futures

New book: Resilient Urban Futures

Just released, "Resilient Urban Futures," an open access book that addresses the way in which urban and urbanizing regions profoundly impact and are impacted by climate change. An exciting collaboration among members of ASU's Urban Resilience to Extremes SRN.

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