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Sustainability

Series: Carbon and climate change

ASU researchers are working on new approaches to addressing climate change related to the most abundant human-produced greenhouse gas--carbon dioxide.

Creating resilient cities: ASU UREx SRN

ASU is leading a team of 50 researchers and practitioners from 15 different institutions to help make urban infrastructure more resilient to extreme weather events.

Resilient cities: From fail-safe to safe-to-fail

ASU’s UREx Sustainability Research Network is exploring how extreme weather events affect urban infrastructure and how we can make cities more resilient.

International Year of Light 2015: Celebrating illuminating solutions

LightWorks has partnered with other departments throughout ASU to celebrate the United Nations' International Year of Light.

Using foresight to tackle wicked problems

Climate change is a “wicked problem” with impacts that extend to our national security. A new research partnership will help decision makers navigate the complex web of climate change, water security and national security.

Nature by design

Ecologists don’t just work in the wilderness. Urban ecologists at ASU’s CAP LTER are helping us to understand how humans and nature interact in the city, and to maximize the benefits we get from our environment.

For a human problem, a humanities solution

A group of scholars at Arizona State University is addressing long-term sustainability problems by using a potent combination of humanistic scholarship and scientific research.

Sustainability, one building at a time

Researchers at Arizona State University have turned their attention to making buildings more sustainable by figuring out how to save energy and use materials with less negative impact.

A sustainable city is one that you love

Zoning may not be a “sexy” part of urban development, but this tool can help citizens create a city they care about and want to sustain.

Transit-oriented development helps cities ease off the gas

The way we design and build our cities can help drive people’s transportation choices. ASU researchers are helping local cities promote sustainable transit.

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