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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…

‘100-year’ floods will happen every one to 30 years, according to new coastal flood prediction maps

August 27, 2019 ・ Jen A. Miller

A 100-year flood is supposed to be just that: a flood that occurs once every 100 years, or a flood that has a 1% chance of happening every year. But Princeton researchers have developed new maps that predict coastal flooding…

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

Researchers Predict Growing Number of Hurricane Sandy-Like Storm Surges in Future

October 10, 2016 ・ Chris Emery for the Office of Engineering Communications

Researchers estimate that storm-related flooding along the east coast is likely to become more common.

PEI Awards $433,500

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.

Hurricanes Are Worse, but Experience, Gender and Politics Determine if You Believe It

Hurricanes Are Worse, but Experience, Gender and Politics Determine if You Believe It

August 25, 2016 ・ Chris Emery for the Office of Engineering Communications

Objective measurements of storm intensity show that North Atlantic hurricanes have grown more destructive in recent decades.

PEI-STEP Fellowship Program Forges Crucial Link to the Policy World

February 25, 2014 ・ Wendy Plump for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Ning Lin *10, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Princeton University, spent two years during her doctoral studies as a Fellow in the Princeton Environmental Institute and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs interdisciplinary fellowship…