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Water, drought and flooding

August 11, 2020 ・ Molly Sharlach

Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance…

PEI Urban Grand Challenges awards $509,000 to new urban sustainability projects

January 17, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Vertical farms in post-industrial America, origami-based noise-pollution barriers, and cement made from burned waste make up the latest round of projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Urban Grand Challenges program. Totaling $509,000, the new awards are active through September…

PEI awards $515,000 to projects studying our changing climate and environment

April 23, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

PEI’s Climate and Energy Challenges program has funded five new projects totaling $515,000 to study our changing climate and environment

Drones, Thorns and New Orleans: PEI’s Summer of Learning Symposium features breadth of undergrad research

October 30, 2017

PEI’s internship program’s projects focused on global environmental challenges in the areas of policy and resilience, biodiversity and conservation, alternative energy, climate and oceans, and water, soil and human health.

Urban Sustainability

PEI Awards $374,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, Mentorship, and Service focused on Urban Sustainability

February 7, 2017 ・ Joanna M. Foster ’08 for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Princeton Environmental Institute has announced awards totaling $374,000 to support five faculty research projects as part of the Urban Grand Challenge – one of several long term research cooperatives that comprise its Grand Challenges program.  With the majority of the…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: Probabilistic Coastal Hazards Mapping for the US

November 15, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

Improving coastal resiliency, and the adoption of natural infrastructure as part of a multiple lines of defense strategy, relies on effective coastal flood hazards and risk assessment and risk management. Current flood hazards maps do not adequately consider geomorphological, physical…

Princeton Researchers Help Protect New York from Climate Change

June 14, 2013 ・ Igor Heifetz

Four Princeton University researchers took part in the June 11 report, “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” a comprehensive analysis of New York City’s climate risks and proposed steps for preparing for future climate events. The report stems from the…