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Case Critical Series: Killer Heat in COVID Times

Thursday, September 3, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ariane Middel, Moderator

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Juan Declet-Barreto

  • Climate Vulnerability Social Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Mark Hartman

  • Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Phoenix

Masavi Parea

  • Coalitions and Trainings Director, CHISPA Arizona

Last month, Phoenix broke its record for the most days at 110-plus degrees, while being the world's hotspot for coronavirus. This case critical discussion brings together ASU, the City of Phoenix, as well as a local nonprofit and a national NGO, to discuss the compounding crises of extreme heat and...

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Fostering a Local Regenerative Food Movement

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Edmund Williams

  • President, Lehr Innovations, LLC

Edmund Williams is a civil engineer who aims to change the way we produce food through ecosystem engineering. He was an inaugural fellow of the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience Fellowship and inventor of the LEHR Garden.

Functional ecosystems serve to remediate many environmental problems, and regenerative...

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Earth Day 2021: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Earth Day: Thursday, April 22, 2021
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Paul Hirt

  • Environmental Historian

Join environmental historian and activist Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for over 30 years. In both his professional and personal life, he promotes sustainable water management, renewable energy,...

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