Bill Shobe was among the faculty honored at the fifth annual Research Achievement Awards at the University of Virginia. He was honored for his public impact research in renewable energy.
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The explosion in remote work during the pandemic and its persistence since then is shaping up to be the most impactful demographic trend since expansion of suburbs and exurbs after World War II. While over the past century most population growth was concentrated within commuting distance of major employment centers, such as Washington DC...
It would be difficult to describe Virginia’s demographic trends over the last few decades without using an adjective similar to disparate or unbalanced. Regional economic trends in Virginia have created a stark income gap and the largest differences in household incomes of any single state in the country. At the same time, many young adults moved away from southern and western Virginia for better opportunities elsewhere, and very few young adults moved to these regions to replace them.
This study discusses the role of Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) in minimizing global warming projections and the costs and benefits for energy, land, and water systems.
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VIG staff helped the Prince William Board of County Supervisors come together to chart a new course following a term defined by division and public discontent.
Virginia is seeing its slowest population growth since the Civil War thanks to steep costs, remote work and declining birth rates.
Enrollment rates for Virginia’s public schools are expected to shrink at a fast rate by the end of the decade, according to the latest projections from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
New Census Bureau statistics show how much remote work has changed the workplace, and which places have the most number of remote workers.