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2022 Brazel Lecture – Cities and Climate Change
Our 2022 Anthony J. Brazel Urban Climate Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Karen Seto of Yale University. The event will begin with light snacks at 4:30pm in the Alumni Room of the Municipal Union on ASU’s Tempe campus. The lecture itself will begin at 5pm. An RSVP will be sent out to the campus […]
Ariane Middel elected President of IAUC!
The UCRC’s own Ariane Middel was recently elected to serve the International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC) as its new President for the period 2022-2026. Joining Middel on the IAUC executive team are Benjamin Bechtel (Secretary) and Dev Niyogi (Treasurer). Middel’s selection to lead the premier international association for urban climate researchers is a testament […]
Cool Pavement Pilot Project – Year 2!
In 2020 the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department partnered with researchers at ASU to explore the performance of cool paving (lighter colored seal coats applied to existing residential streets). The ASU team conducted extensive measurments and analysis of the pavement performance from multiple perspectives. The final report can be found at: View the report […]