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Oil, Energy and the Middle East

Birth of a storm in the Arabian Sea validates climate model

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:00am

Researchers from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report in the journal Nature Climate Change that extreme cyclones that formed in the Arabian Sea for the first time in 2014 are the result of global warming and will likely increase in frequency. Their model showed that the burning of fossil fuels since 1860 would lead to an increase in the destructive storms in the Arabian Sea by 2015, marking one of the first times that modeled projections have synchronized with real observations of storm activity.

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

Publish Date: 
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.

The Dangers of Drilling Deep

James Glanz has been a member of the Investigations Desk at The New York Times since January 2009, when he stepped down as the Times’s Baghdad Bureau Chief after nearly five years in Iraq.

Oil for Food: Big Business in The Middle East

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 (All day)

Bernard Haykel co-authors New York Times article "Turkey's Gain is Iran's Loss"

Publish Date: 
Friday, June 18, 2010 (All day)

Is Gulf Oil Headed For The East Coast? A New Simulation Says: Maybe

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Thursday, June 3, 2010 (All day)

Meet Mike J. Smith, Spring 2010 BP-Vann Visiting Fellow

Publish Date: 
Saturday, May 15, 2010 (All day)

Top: A West Virginia oil field in the 1860's; bottom; a recent image showing production in 6,000 feet water. (Photos: Courtesy of Mike Smith)

Bernard Haykel Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

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Friday, April 16, 2010 (All day)

Nine Princeton faculty members are among the 180 artists, scientists and scholars selected from a group of some 3,000 candidates for the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowships.

Each Guggenheim fellow is appointed on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise for future accomplishments, and will receive a grant to support his or her work. Since its inception in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded more than $281 million in fellowships.

The Princeton recipients and their proposed projects are:

Bernard Haykel Discusses Local Strategies to Address the Yemen Crisis

Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 7, 2010 (All day)

Meet Dr. Kate Hadley Baker

Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2009 (All day)

Profile: Fall 2009 BP Vann Visiting Fellow

Kate Baker

"I seek ways to strengthen the BP-Princeton relations, especially outside of the Carbon Mitigation Initiative, which I think is already well cared for. There are many Princeton programs that Potentially inform BP's thinking ..."