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Princeton, HMEI experts identify priorities for UN climate summit and global actions going forward

October 28, 2021 ・ Liz Fuller-Wright

Hundreds of leaders and thousands of climate scholars from around the globe will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 12. Most experts believe this year’s meeting — the biggest…

PEI awards new Climate and Energy Challenge projects, from the natural color-scape to the right words for climate change

June 29, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

Four new projects funded by the Climate and Energy Grand Challenge program will explore topics such as the environmental impact of turbulence from offshore wind turbines, the effect of climate change on the natural color-scape, the efficient production of jet…

PEI researchers among recipients of Dean for Research Innovation Funds

April 24, 2018

PEI faculty and associated faculty were among several Princeton faculty to receive 2018 Dean for Research Innovation Funds

By 2100, arid cities will suffer from more severe heat waves than temperate cities

February 15, 2018 ・ B. Rose Kelly

In a reversal of current conditions, by 2100, arid cities such as Phoenix will become more susceptible to heatwaves compared to their surrounding rural areas, while cities on the eastern seaboard will actually be less severely affected by heatwaves compared to theirs.

Socolow BP Windfarm Visit

Princeton researchers visit Texas wind farm for a first-hand look at growing energy sector

May 30, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly

Princeton University researchers visited the BP-owned Sherbino Mesa II Wind Farm to understand the technical and financial aspects of wind power.

Schmidt Fund Awards Go to Projects With Transformative Potential

Schmidt Fund Awards Go to Projects With Transformative Potential

April 19, 2017 ・ Igor Heifetz

Three PEI associated faculty members receive support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

Innovations in Building Intelligent Cities

March 13, 2017 ・ Bennett McIntosh for the Office of the Dean for Research

Interdisciplinary work of faculty to find new ways to build urban infrastructures.

Giant Middle East Dust Storm Caused by a Changing Climate, Not Human Conflict

January 13, 2017 ・ Matt Soniak for the Office of Engineering Communications

Researchers have determined that the massive late-summer 2015 dust storm in the Middle East was caused by a changing climate and was not attributable to the civil war in Syria, as many media outlets reported.

PEI Awards $433,500 for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Climate and Energy

September 9, 2016 ・ Joanna M. Foster ’08 for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Climate and Energy Challenge research projects tackle challenges in climate dynamics, the impacts of global change on the Earth’s ecosystems, alternative energy, and energy efficiency. Funded projects involve faculty from numerous departments across campus.