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New Formula Assigns Dollar Value to Natural Resources

Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary equation to measure the monetary value of natural resources. Equation uses principles commonly used to value other capital assets.
10-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Use of Air Conditioners Increases Nighttime Temperatures, Escalates Demand for Air Conditioning


An Arizona State University research team found that releasing excess heat from air conditioners running during the night resulted in higher outside temperatures, worsening the urban heat island effect and increasing cooling demands.
16-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Lifetime of Environmental Awareness Leads Julie Ann Wrigley to Action, Investment, Philanthropy

In recognition of Julie Ann Wrigley's leadership in conservation, Arizona State University is renaming its Global Institute of Sustainability in her honor.
7-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Two ASU Professors Play Key Roles in White House Climate Assessment


Due to climate change, "impacts in the Southwest will especially be felt in terms of water scarcity and more days of extreme heat," says Nancy Grimm, ASU life sciences professor and author of two chapters in the new National Climate Assessment...
7-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

ASU Student Creates Algae-Inspired Art


Arizona State University student Phillip Carrier is using tiny algae plants as inspiration for an art installation project as a Master of Fine Arts student from the Herberger Institute School of Art. Carrier will blend art and science together...
15-Jul-2013 7:00 PM EDT

ASU-Led Algae Cooperation to Host Algae Workshop


Arizona State University and the U.S. Department of Energy's Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) will host a hands-on, interactive algae workshop at University of Texas at Austin’s campus on Aug. 19-23. Participants can learn algae...
15-Jul-2013 4:35 PM EDT

ASU Professor Named Ecological Society of America Fellow


The Ecological Society of America has named Osvaldo Sala, an Arizona State University professor of life sciences and sustainability, as a 2013 Fellow. Sala is also a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist in ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability,...
19-Jun-2013 11:35 AM EDT

Secure Food and Water Supply Depend on Phosphorus


Arizona State University scientists are joining global stakeholders and researchers investigating sustainable sources of phosphorus--a nutrient that is getting harder to find and is the basis of our global food system. In developing nations, farmers...
13-Jun-2013 5:00 PM EDT

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