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More Rain Leads to Fewer Trees in the African Savanna

More Rain Leads to Fewer Trees in the African Savanna

October 14, 2015 ・ Angela Page for the Princeton Environmental Institute

In 2015, data from satellites scanning the African savannas revealed that the more instances of heavy rainfall a savanna received, the fewer trees it had.

Fall Foliage Season May Be Later, But Longer On Warmer Earth

September 18, 2014 ・ Wendy Plump for the Princeton Environmental Institute

$780,000 Awarded for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Energy and the Environment

May 28, 2014 ・ Holly P. Welles

Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) have announced awards totaling $780,000 to support eight (8) innovative projects in energy and the environment. The awards follow a joint call for research proposals earlier…

Erratic, Extreme Day-to-Day Weather Puts Climate Change in New Light

November 15, 2011 ・ Morgan Kelly

The first climate study to focus on variations in daily weather conditions has found that day-to-day weather has grown increasingly erratic and extreme, with significant fluctuations in sunshine and rainfall affecting more than a third of the planet. Princeton University…

PEI Gives Climate and Energy Research at Princeton a $1.1 Million Boost

October 17, 2011 ・ Pascale Maloof Poussart

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has announced $1.1 million in new awards to support climate and energy research at Princeton University. The new endeavors will engage faculty investigators with expertise spanning nuclear energy policy, wind energy technology, carbon capture and…