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Socolow, Weber recount experiences ‘witnessing’ climate change in essays for Dædalus

October 6, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

Princeton faculty Robert Socolow and Elke Weber are among 16 prominent climate scientists and scholars featured in the Fall 2020 issue of the journal Dædalus who provided personal narratives about their responsibility to share — and their experiences sharing —…

Full video of Princeton Environmental Forum now available

December 5, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Video is now available of the Oct. 24-25 Princeton Environmental Forum featuring Princeton faculty and alumni environmental leaders in a series of discussions addressing urgent environmental issues for the 21st century, including climate change science and policy, the protection of…

Symposium honoring Socolow looks forward from 48 years of climate action

April 22, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

In the grand tradition of European academia known as festschrift, colleagues and friends of a retiring academic gather to commemorate the gravity and legacy of the person’s career with papers and talks. Robert Socolow has been to enough festschrifts —…

Video for Rob Socolow’s Feb. 6 PEI Faculty Seminar now available

February 8, 2018

The video and presentation for Rob Socolow’s Feb. 6 PEI Faculty Seminar, “Truths We Must Tell Ourselves to Manage Climate Change,” are now available.

Freshman seminar asks students to envision their future in a changing climate

Freshman seminar asks students to envision their future in a changing climate

December 11, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly

In a freshman seminar taught by Rob Socolow, students are being asked to envision their future in a changing climate. As part of the course, the first-year students are preparing essays and personal reflections that will be stored in Mudd Library until they are opened at their 10th, 25th and 50th reunions.

Are the Grandkids Worth It? Climate Change Policy Depends on How We Value Human Population

Are the Grandkids Worth It? Climate Change Policy Depends on How We Value Human Population

October 30, 2017

Protecting future generations from environmental destruction depends on how society values human populations.

Eleven graduate students join Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars Program

June 27, 2017 ・ Holly Welles

PEI selected 11 new graduate students to join the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars Program (PECS) for a two-year fellowship.

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.

A Dangerous Moment for Climate Change and for Science

November 22, 2016 ・ Robert Socolow

Robert Socolow on climate change as a risk management problem requiring immediate action.