e-Stewards® has announced the 2020 class of e-Stewards Certified Recyclers participating in their new ADVANCE+ program. ADVANCE+ is a workforce development program created to employ people with autism and other disabilities. The ADVANCE+ program is designed to help e-Stewards solve critical business labor problems while helping their communities solve a critical and growing social issue.
U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted ASU as one of 10 environmentally friendly college campuses, citing the university’s Carbon Project, which helps reduce carbon emissions on campuses, and ASU’s Fair Trade designation, which encourages vendors to use products that are produced with fair labor practices and environmental protections.
ASU’s leadership and innovation continues to define tomorrow’s energy solutions. The university’s capacity for collaboration warrants the nation’s investment in the vision for solving the energy needs of the future.
Nine student delegates have been chosen to represent ASU at the United Nations Climate Change Conference this December in Santiago, Chile. Sonja Klinsky, an associate professor at the School of Sustainability who is part of putting the delegation together, said in an emailed statement said that, “ASU is an official observing entity and has been sending delegates of students, staff and faculty for a number of years.”
An innovative all-electric approach to keep truck drivers comfortable when they are parked and resting at the company’s Phoenix facility. Not only does this approach make the air cleaner and more breathable by eliminating the need to idle semi-truck engines, but it also saves the company money.
A University of Arizona professor and top climate researcher, Diana Liverman, has been named one of 19 members of the Earth Commission, a new global group drafting potential responses to climate change and biodiversity challenges.
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Autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, ride sharing, mass transit. With the future of transportation evolving quickly, these words and those still unknown could play into the ways Peoria residents get around in the years to come.
The prevalence of green homes rose 19% in the last two years, which chalks up to more than 400,000 certified residential units nationwide, said the report from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the nonprofit organization that created Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a global green building rating system.