Dave White selected as Southwest chapter lead author for National Climate Assessment

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Dave White selected as Southwest chapter lead author for National Climate Assessment

White has been tapped by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to represent the Southwest region as chapter lead author for the Fifth U.S. National Climate Assessment.

Low levels of water in Lake Mead

'Code-Red' megadrought is the Southwest's latest demand for collaborative innovation, says Dave White in Washington Post

According to White, addressing the complex water issues facing the Southwest will require bold solutions that match the scale of the challenges — nothing less than a water “moonshot.” The Washington Post reaches a readership of nearly 20 million.

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.

Gober retires from ASU, establishes student water prize

Over the course of her tenure at ASU, Gober held a range of appointments including chair of the Department of Geography and founding director of the Decision Center for a Desert City.

ASU awarded NASA grant for study on Colorado River water

A team led by Sustainability Scientist Enrique Vivoni has received $1 million from NASA’s Earth Science Division to provide long-range scenarios for water management for the Colorado River Basin.

Ten Across Water Summit examines pressing sustainability issues

Ten Across examines the U.S. Interstate 10 corridor and engages this region as a living laboratory for resilience, innovation and new narratives for the future.

ASU tackles range of issues at world’s largest annual science meeting

From the rise of artificial intelligence to the future of water, Arizona State University faculty and students discussed a slew of science topics at the annual meeting of the American

Sustainability scientist wins prize for urban and regional planning

Ray Quay, a senior sustainability scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, was awarded the 2019 William R. and June Dale Prize for

Using stormwater as a resource

On December 5, Arizona State University’s Decision Center for a Desert City, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, hosted a panel discussion called "Innovative Stormwater

U.S.-Mexico border aerial view.

How NAFTA is affecting the long-term viability of Mexico's water supply

Red-tailed hawks can live to be up to 20 years old. If a fledging had caught a thermal in 1994 and spent the next two decades aloft above the U.S.-Mexico border, it would have witnessed some startling changes:

Sustainability master's student wins water research award

Sustainability master's student Veronica Horvath, who is a research assistant at the Decision Center for a Desert City, was a first-place awardee for her outstanding water research relating to the "Rio Reimagined" Salt River redevelopment project.

ASU students study wildlife in Okavango Delta

Six Arizona State University students spent 10 days in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, one of the most remote places on Earth, studying a critically important ecosystem with some of