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The economic case for divestment – Commentary by Jon Erickson

The environment and economy are so often seen in conflict, that it may be shocking for many to learn that on divestment, our ecological and economic bottom lines are in full alignment. Coal becomes a worse investment every day. Read More!

Climate Warnings: A Simple Sticker with the Potential for Global Impact

This week Sophia Sanniti had the opportunity to sit down with Rob Shirkey, founder of the non-profit organization Our Horizon to discuss their efforts in climate change awareness. In an unprecedented, qualitative messaging strategy that can reach the public on a global scale, Our Horizon proposes climate change […]

Student Spotlight: Courtney Hammond Wagner

The featured student in the April 2016 edition of the UVM IMPACT Graduate College Newsletter is Courtney Hammond Wagner. She is a PhD candidate in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. Courtney is also a Gund Institute Graduate Student Fellow and an Economics for the Anthropocene Fellow. Check out the […]