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Jeremy Schmidt recipient of 2015 SSHRC Talent Award

Congratulations to E4A collaborator Jeremy Schmidt, Assistant Professor at Carleton University, Geography & Environmental Studies, who received the 2015 SSHRC Talent Award. The annual Impact Awards recognize the highest achievements in SSHRC-funded research, knowledge mobilization and scholarship. The Talent Award recognizes outstanding research achievement and career potential from […]

Economics for the Anthropocene Students Dive into Lake Champlain

A group of 15 students stood around a deep pile of cow manure and, between the cackles of roaming chickens and grunts of pigs in nearby pens, listened to Guy Choiniere describe the benefits of organic compost in nourishing the fields of his Highgate, Vt. farm. Read complete […]

Power from the North: Hydro-democracy?

by Matthew Burke A reflection following the Power from the North conference, University of Vermont, March 23, 2015 What is energy, consciously supplied? This question is central to the debate around renewable energy development in Vermont and elsewhere. This was also the question suggested by Antonio Cepeda-Benito, Dean […]