Americans More Willing to Pay for Climate Action After Extreme Weather

Even among those who say climate change is not human-caused, support for climate action jumps with personal experience of extreme climate events, new research shows
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People who personally experience extreme climate events, especially wildfires and hurricanes, are willing to pay significantly more for climate action, even if they report skepticism about human-caused climate change, finds new research from the University of Vermont.

Trump voters who reported experiencing an extreme weather event were more likely to vote in favor of a clean energy...

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Class of 2023 CDAE Honors Day Winners

CDAE Celebrates Academic Accomplishments at the 2024 Honors Day Event

Every year, the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics celebrates the best and brightest students during the annual Honors Day Celebration. Awards go to our top undergraduate students each year. 

The Class of 2024 Honors Day Celebration will take place on Friday, April 19, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

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Call for Application

The Department of Community Development and Applied Economics is seeking a Post-doctoral Associate in Degrowth to join the Ecological Economics node of the Leadership for the Ecozoic (L4E) initiative.

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