Phoenix launches a hub for the circular economy

June 15, 2017 by  
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A new incubator from the Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix finds ways for both public and private organizations to overhaul waste.

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4 ways AI helps business protect the environment

June 15, 2017 by  
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Connecting the dots for better insights and solutions is difficult because the relevant information is often siloed, but cognitive technology can help humans find patterns and interconnections.

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Reconsidering the sustainability of hydropower

June 15, 2017 by  
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A new framework makes it more straightforward to evaluate projects against more than 20 social, environmental, technical and economic factors.

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GreenBiz 16 brings sustainability trends and tools back to Phoenix

September 23, 2015 by  
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Unique partnership with Arizona State University and The Sustainability Consortium

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GreenBiz joins Arizona Sustainability Solutions Festival in February

December 20, 2013 by  
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The six-day event in Phoenix brings the GreenBiz Forum together with Arizona State University and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative.

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Science Fiction Novelist Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper to Launch Rockets into Space

September 24, 2013 by  
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Could space travel be just an elevator ride away? Science fiction author Neal Stephenson is teaming up with Arizona State University scientists and engineers to develop a concept for the tallest tower on earth. If built, the 12.4 mile high (20 km) skyscraper would be 24 times as tall as the world’s tallest skyscraper, the 2,722-foot  Burj Khalifa , and could become the cheapest way to launch objects into outer space. Read the rest of Science Fiction Novelist Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper to Launch Rockets into Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arizona State University , burj khalifa , Center for Science and the Imagination , Keith Hjelmstad , Neal Stephenson , outer space , Project Hieroglyph , skyscraper , Tall Tower Project        

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Snøhetta’s Solar-Powered Maggie’s Cancer Center Makes its Official Debut in Aberdeen, Scotland

September 24, 2013 by  
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Snohetta ’s Maggie’s Cancer Center made its official debut in Scotland yesterday. The cancer care facility is a single-story curved building with a concrete shell-like exterior and a soft timber interior. The 350 square meter center in Aberdeen will draw from its environment to provide the best climate for its patients and a varying number of visitors who circulate throughout the day. Read the rest of Snøhetta’s Solar-Powered Maggie’s Cancer Center Makes its Official Debut in Aberdeen, Scotland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aberdeen architecture , cancer center architecture , concrete buildings , human aid , Maggies Cancer Center , Pavilion Architecture , Scotland architecture , snohetta , Snohetta Maggies Cancer Center , solar array , Solar Power        

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Could Louisiana’s Brain-Eating Amoebas be Linked to Hurricane Katrina?

September 24, 2013 by  
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Image via Wikimedia Commons After tap water containing the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri claimed the life of a four-year-old boy in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, state epidemiologist Raoult Ratard posits that the amoeba may have populated the water supply as a result of post-Katrina conditions in the area. Ratard admits that his theory is “just an idea,” but one that does raise potentially valuable questions about the state of local infrastructure since the region experienced devastating flooding some eight years ago. Read the rest of Could Louisiana’s Brain-Eating Amoebas be Linked to Hurricane Katrina? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Brain Eating Amoeba , disease , flooding , Hurricane Katrina , louisiana , Naegleria fowleri , natural disaster , New Orleans , Raoult Ratard , st bernard , water issues , water pollution        

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Why the Lone Star State’s smart grid stands alone

September 12, 2013 by  
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Investment in smart meters and a competitive market have put Texas well past other states on the way to a modernized smart grid.

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Why colleges should add green to their school colors

September 12, 2013 by  
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Environmental classes and recycling at football games are some ways Arizona State and Notre Dame have added sustainability to their brands.

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