In 2007, ASU set an ambitious goal: achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions from campus operations by 2025, a key component to helping mitigate the effects of climate change.
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ASU study calls for more inclusivity in research of the use of critical minerals for electric vehicles
A new study from ASU researchers suggests there needs to be more research done on the impacts of mining and low-carbon technology on mineral-producing countries, as most existing research focuses on countries consuming those materials.
Arizona's investment in higher education has been "basically nothing" over the past 20 years. ASU has come to a consensus with policymakers on what the University can do to advance the interests of the state through education, said ASU Chief Financial Officer Morgan Olsen.
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory's College of Global Futures are strengthening relations in an effort to better teach sustainability storytelling as environmental media coverage becomes more paramount.
Last September, ASU was awarded $6 million from the state to develop a new, high-tech COVID-19 test, and a team of researchers with the University have produced not one, not two, but three new methods of testing, now awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
Despite being scattered around the world, ASU's Center for Science and the Imagination's Climate Imagination Fellows are working to uncover the future of positive storytelling for the climate crisis in the development of the Center's upcoming "Climate Action Almanac."
ASU researchers released a study on plastic pollution from detergent pods which found the pods not as earth-conscious as some brands boast, raising environmental concerns and how eco-friendly is defined by corporations.
On many farms, "poop water," or the wastewater from livestock, ends up in large manure lagoons. However, Lemna, a 2020 startup co-founded by ASU alumnus Travis Andren, is working to revolutionize the idea of waste in animal farming by turning this poop water into plants.