HUE partnership with City of Tempe for mobile cooling trailer looks forward to future

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HUE partnership with City of Tempe for mobile cooling trailer looks forward to future

HUE and the City of Tempe unveiled a new project that will not only serve as a place of shelter from the brutal summer heat in the Valley of the

Heat and humidity will be a major factor for Olympic athletes

Sustainability scientist Jennifer Vanos has been studying the searing heat of Tokyo Olympic venues for more than two years, publishing a suite of papers on subjects including planning for spectator thermal comfort, a climatological analysis and the need for integrated heat management planning.

New Book: Fat in Four Cultures

The book looks at how people across four different cultures — Japan, the United States, Paraguay and Samoa — experience being fat. Sustainability scientists Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich are co-authors.

Connecting the dots: Redlining and heat resilience in Phoenix

ASU's Knowledge Exchange for Resilience examines how the historical legacy of redlining — a practice that denied home loans to people of color — affects a community's vulnerability to extreme temperatures today.

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NYT: Climate change batters the West before summer even begins

Sustainability scientist David Hondula was quoted in a June 17 New York Times article that has seen readership over 36 million, with more than 7,000 social media shares. ASU faculty, staff and students can read the article with a free subscription via ASU Libraries.

Models of human heat strain don’t account for complexities

To better prepare for an ever-warming world in which heat waves are increasingly common, sustainability scientist Jennifer Vanos and co-authors are calling attention to the physiological variables and complexities of how humans react to the heat.

ASU project receives first place in 2021 Microgrid Greater Good Awards

The system powers a 40-foot container that was converted by an ASU team into a medical clinic in Northern Uganda that provides primary care to over 200 Sudanese refugees per day.

Housing is Health Care: New Morrison Institute report

It's considerably less costly to provide permanent supportive housing to people with chronic mental illness than if they experience frequent homelessness, a Morrison Institute report released May 12 concludes.

May 12: The impact of supportive housing on the costs of chronic mental illness

Sustainability scholar Chrissie Bausch and scientist Jonathan Koppell are among the featured presenters for this noontime event, "Housing is Health Care," presented by ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy

Recap: Measuring impact using the Sustainable Development Goals framework

  On Wednesday, March 24, Project Cities Program Manager Steve Russell was joined by Dr. Gregory Broberg, community partners Tracie Hlavinka (Town of Clarkdale) and Jay Davies (City of Peoria),

Study shows proximity to convenience stores affects kids' weight

In a new study, sustainability scientist Punam Ohri-Vachaspati and co-authors found that children who live in an environment with a higher prevalence of unhealthy food sources, such as convenience stores, are more likely to gain weight over time.

Find, track, and win COVID-19-related funding opportunities

The Office of Health Futures at ASU Knowledge Enterprise and Rachel Levinson (Executive Director, National Research Initiatives at ASU in DC) have developed a living document to help faculty and researchers across ASU find opportunities, form interdisciplinary teams, connect with clinical partners and track submissions and awards. ASU login required.