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Environmental Ethics

'Nature's Nation' faculty panel explores confluence of environmental science and art

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 3:30pm

Four Princeton faculty members came together for a Nov. 30 panel discussion in which they talked about environmental topics and issues against the backdrop of selected works from the exhibition "Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment" at the Princeton University Art Museum through Jan. 6. The event was hosted by PEI and the art museum.

PEI Faculty Seminar: "Environcide: War, Society, and Environment"

Emmanuel Kreike, Professor of History, presented, "Environcide: War, Society, and Environment," at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. Kreike was the second speaker in the Spring 2018 PEI Faculty Seminar Series.

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Ancient Greek and Hebrew Ideas of Ecological Politics

Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 12/5/2017: Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Director of the University Center for Human Values

Farms, petroculture and the Environmental Nexus: Four new environmental studies courses and ENV 200 for Spring 2018

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Four new environmental studies courses and the popular "Environmental Nexus" class are among the many Spring 2018 classes from PEI's Certificate Program in Environmental Studies. Registration begins Dec. 6.

Are the Grandkids Worth It? Climate Change Policy Depends on How We Value Human Population

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Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:45pm

Protecting future generations from environmental destruction depends on how society values human population. Looking at two ethical approaches, a research team finds a smaller population could save tens of billions of dollars or more annually on climate change prevention policies, especially in wealthier countries.

A New Professional Ethics for Sustainable Prosperity

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Friday, January 6, 2017 - 2:15pm

This essay by Melissa Lane forms part of a series within the work programme of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, investigating the philosophical understandings of sustainable prosperity.

PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: The Suffering of Wild Animals: Should we do anything about it, and if so, what?

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 2:30pm

Peter Singer, Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values