ASU’s Mark Bernstein on desert urban living in a hotter world

March 9, 2020 by  
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As the planet warms, our cities are heating up even faster, and it is especially true for desert cities. Solving heat, pollution and water problems will be key to the future of our growing cities. What is the role of technology, data and community involvement in solving these problems? Arizona State University has been a leader in looking for these solutions and Dr. Mark Bernstein highlights some of the opportunities. He is joined on stage by a team of middle-school students who are working to solving water problems. From GreenBiz 20.

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Soda Taxes Won’t Actually Cut Obesity, But Stopping Subsidizing Sugar & Corn Might: Study

December 23, 2010 by  
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photo: Alexander Kaiser / Creative Commons It’s tempting to think that in the fight against rising obesity rates in the US simply taxing soda (or pop, depending on your upbringing) will help slow our collectively expanding waistline. A new piece by Miller-McCune highlights some new research… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Soda Taxes Won’t Actually Cut Obesity, But Stopping Subsidizing Sugar & Corn Might: Study

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