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Pralle research cited in Acadiana Advocate article on flood insurance

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, found that the unpleasant surprise of the new insurance costs often causes political pressure that can ultimately lead to map revisions that underestimate flood exposure.

September 6, 2018

Gift funds professorship and research in energy, environmental policy

Peter Wilcoxen, professor of public administration and international affairs, will serve as the inaugural Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy. The professorship was created from a $250,000 gift from Maxwell School alumnus James Ajello ’76 M.P.A.

March 8, 2018

Pralle discusses flood mapping on Marketplace

"One problem is the [flood] maps are based on historical data, they're static maps," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science. "They don't take into account future development scenarios and future weather-related scenarios having to do with climate change."

October 17, 2017

Pralle comments on flood mapping in Houston Chronicle

"Officials are concerned about the financial burden on individual property owners, but also worry about decreased property values and increased restrictions on development," Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science.

October 11, 2017

Pralle discusses flood mapping and climate change on DecodeDC

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, talks about why Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps don’t tell the true story of where floods are happening now and in the future.

September 19, 2017

Pralle research on flood maps, politics cited in Washington Post and Slate

"Here’s the big lesson from Hurricane Harvey: The U.S. government’s flood zone designation, and the maps based on it, may not predict future flood risks accurately, particularly as climate change alters sea levels and weather patterns," writes Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science. 

September 7, 2017

Model for evaluating the broad economic costs and benefits of air pollution regulation

“This is a tremendously costly endeavor, and that’s why we haven’t done it already,” says Pete Wilcoxen, director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Administration, about revising the EPA's model for evaluating the broad economic costs and benefits of air pollution regulations.

August 30, 2017

Op-ed by ESF/SU academics supporting carbon tax to ease climate change

"In response to the climate crisis we face, our leaders must not continue to merely say 'no' to climate policies proposed by others, or to hope, as we have for decades, for an unforeseeable technological breakthrough that will render fossil fuels uneconomical," write eleven scientists and professors from SUNY ESF and Syracuse University.

February 20, 2017

Eating, Drinking: Surviving

Farhana Sultana
December 31, 2016

Multidisciplinary team wins NSF award to study distributed energy markets

An interdisciplinary team of SU cybersecurity, engineering, economics, and law experts are conducting research into various “two-way, distributed” energy market designs to assess potential security and privacy risks inherent in each and the trade-offs between reducing risk and optimizing market performance. Funded with a $344,184 grant from the National Science Foundation, the team is drawn from SU’s School of Information Studies (iSchool), College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and College of Law.
November 18, 2016

The Handbook of Political Ecology

Tom Perreault
December 31, 2015

The History of Cartography

Mark Monmonier
December 31, 2015

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Wilcoxen paper on carbon taxes and fiscal reform in the US published in National Tax Journal

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho & Peter J. Wilcoxen
February 28, 2015

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Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration

W. Henry Lambright
December 31, 2014

Wilcoxen article on price mechanisms in international climate negotiations published in APPS

Warwick J. McKibbin, Adele C. Morris & Peter J. Wilcoxen
October 1, 2014

Wilcoxen paper on pricing carbon in the US published in Resource and Energy Economics

Warwick J. McKibbin, Adele C. Morris & Peter J. Wilcoxen
December 31, 2013

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Wilcoxen article on China's carbon tax and climate talks published in East Asia Forum

Adele C. Morris, Warwick J. McKibbin & Peter J. Wilcoxen
March 18, 2013

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