At THE GUND INSTITUTE, we're responding to recent events in NYC by applying our science to develop real SOLUTIONS for many of the grievances raised by the protesters occupying Wall St. We seek to shift from a focus on growth at all costs to a focus on quality of life and fair distribution of wealth and of power. THE PEOPLE ARE READY for a new economics. It's time to open up the toolbox and rework the rules of the system together.
At the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics , we integrate natural and social sciences to understand the interactions between people and nature and to help build a sustainable future. We are a hub for transdisciplinary scholarship, based at the University of Vermont and comprising diverse faculty, students, and collaborators worldwide. Together we conduct research at the interface of ecological, social, and economic systems, develop creative, practical solutions to local and global environmental challenges, and provide future leaders with the tools and understanding necessary to navigate...Read More »