YouthMappers has created an academy to build capacity for open humanitarian mapping

SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

YouthMappers has created an academy to build capacity for open humanitarian mapping

Sustainability scholar Patricia Solis is co-founder and director of YouthMappers, a rapidly-growing consortium of student-led chapters on more than 264 university campuses in 58 countries who create and use open spatial data for humanitarian and development needs

10 AZ Mayors Unite to Honor Earth Day 2021 and Advance Regional Sustainability Efforts

Ten Arizona Mayors pledged to partake in a statewide celebration of Earth Day this April. Their video message, as well as an extensive list of Earth Day events and activities,

Mayors Across Arizona Join Together to Celebrate Earth Day AZ

Press Release: April 19, 2021 Mayors Across Arizona Join Together to Celebrate Earth Day AZ Ten Arizona mayors are joining together to celebrate Earth Day AZ, a new statewide collaboration

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),

Gerber quoted in Bioscience: Scientists key to decision-making in critical times

Leaders in the scientific community are calling for better ways to incorporate science into decision-making during periods of crisis and beyond. Gerber's work on structured decision-making is cited in the article.

Registration open for 2021 ASU Social Embeddedness Network Conference

With more than 250 presenters, this event will dig into best practices for community-university collaborations. Registration is free. March 24-26.

Climate policy and action: The next four years

Dec. 18: Join us for a special interview by journalist and Global Futures Fellow Frank Sesno with former White House Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change John E. Morton.

United Nations 75th Anniversary Dialogue: Faculty experts provide insights

ASU hosted an event seeking technical, scientific and academic input from ASU faculty. Twenty participants joined the event to share observations, experiences and recommendations regarding the next 25 years of the United Nations.

This week: UN75 Global Governance Forum

ASU faculty, staff and students are invited to register for the livestream of the 2020 Global Governance Forum, Sept 16-18. The event features a session moderated by GFL’s Amanda Ellis at 9am AZ time on Sept 18.

House Select Committee members release report

In November 2019, Arizona State University responded to a request for information from the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, submitting a comprehensive, 70+ page response. The response incorporated input from nearly 50 faculty from across the university. On June 30, the members of the Select Committee released their report.

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ASU expert proposes a biodiversity-focused solution to prevent zoonotic diseases

COVID-19 may have jumped from a wild animal market in Wuhan, China, to people. If so, it’s not the first deadly disease to spring from nature. Middle East respiratory syndrome

In an interdisciplinary effort, ASU researchers develop a framework to help decide sustainable futures

As we continue to witness the devastating impacts of climate change, there is a consensus that we as a human population need to transition to a more sustainable way of