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    An administrator pushes, on a shoestring budget, to move his university and the world toward a more sustainable equilibrium.

An Hour Well Spent
April 26, 2012 - 4:48pm

I've never really thought of Phoenix, AZ as a sustainable city, for a whole lot of reasons like lack of water, phenomenal sprawl, constant need for air conditioning. If America is addicted to energy, Phoenix has traditionally had the biggest Jones of all. But things may be changing, perhaps in reaction to Andrew Ross's recent book Bird on Fire. After all, addicts very often have to hit bottom (hard) before there's any hope of recovery. And while I'm still far from wildly optimistic, I'm starting to see hopeful signs (in part, through the efforts of our friends at ASU):





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