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Is Phoenix’s Urban Heat Island becoming a hazard?

Downtown Phoenix
by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix’s continuous temperature rise over the past several years has become a major environmental issue for the greater metropolitan area. When pavement and cement structures are in high temperature areas they absorb and maintain heat, which becomes known as an urban heat island (UHI). It is a man-made problem and can impact the overall climate… Read More →

ASU launches center to focus on Latino issues


Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy has launched a center that will focus on increasing the state’s understanding of Latino issues. The university says the Morrison Institute Latino Public Policy Center’s mission isn’t advocacy, but rather to provide a place where groups, business leaders, educators and others can exchange thoughts about the issues.… Read More →