When you think about robots, does an image of a turtle come to mind? It does for my next guests and their students. Dan Aukes and Heni Ben Amor are assistant professors at ASU, and they and their classes are working to build a new robot, called the C-Turtle.
Our next guest was in Paris in 2015, attending the summit that led to Paris Climate Accord. Dan Bodansky is an expert in environmental law. He works at ASU in both the law school, and the Global Institute of Sustainability.
The Phoenix City Council has passed a new, tougher ordinance dealing with lobbyists — it takes effect on July 1. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
School’s out for summer, and for a lot of Americans, that means it’s time for summer vacation. That could mean an extended trip to the beach or visiting a historic site or landmark. As much as tourism dominates Arizona’s economy, though, the concept of tourism is not a new one.
In eighth grade, Julia was bullied so badly she changed schools. Soon after, the bullies showed up at her house and rang her doorbell. She never answered the door, but it did leave her curious for the next 20 years.
Today, President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement that was signed in 2016 with more than 190 countries on board. Members agreed to reduce carbon emissions and to keep global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius, starting no later than 2020.
Yuma, Arizona provides the majority of winter leafy greens in the U.S. and Salinas, California grows those same crops in the summer. When harvest periods in the two areas don’t align, it can create a lettuce shortage.