Even though the future is largely unknown and unpredictable, population projections provide an approximate idea of the expected future population size.
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The Cooper Center provides valuable data and services to communities, governments, and public sector leaders.
This study examines the size, growth, features, and economic impacts of the defense industry on the Charlottesville Region, looking at impact on GDP, employment,, and other economic indicators.
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.
Between 2010 and 2020, the population in Virginia increased by over 630,000 people, reaching 8.63 million by 2020. Examining this growth through the lens of age distribution provides interesting insights into the present population structure.
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The study, conducted by UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, pegged UVA’s total economic contribution at $7.2 billion in gross domestic product.
They attended college amid the tumult of our times, the triumphs and the tragedies, the basketball victory and the virus. Meet the rising generation of Virginia alumni.
Thanks to a gift from David and Joy Peyton to UVA's Cooper Center, two Batten School students are contributing vital research to help Virginia transition to cleaner energy.
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Pulaski is also adding solar panels, a methane conversion plant and a focus on green manufacturing in an effort to market itself as a green, 'solar friendly' locality.