Giving Nature a Break: Paths to Sustainability

Part Two of Intersections of Environment and Justice: From Our Bodies to the Earth

As the global population grows and technology advances so does demand for resources, services and products. This comes with consequences: How do we handle waste generated from our consumption habits? How do we make sure future generation have access to vital resources? In this webinar, Carson Scholars from Arid Lands Resource Sciences, Systems and Industrial Engineering, and Chemical and Environmental Engineering will explore the human impact on natural resource’s life cycles, from new technologies to policies, re-use and management.

Turning on the Tap: Building Alternatives to Water Scarcity in Mexico
Mary-Bell Cruz Ayala, Arid Lands Resource Sciences Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

Got Water? The Thirst for Innovation
Varinia Felix, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Value Recovery of Hard Drives: Sustainability vs. Security
Hamid Ghaderi, Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering


5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 15, 2020