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July 2009

Actions Taken Over the Next Decade to Demonstrate and Deploy Key Technologies will Determine U.S. Energy Future

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009 (All day)

Video: Engineering a difference

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Thursday, July 16, 2009 (All day)

Biofuels 'Done Right' Can Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Provide Other Benefits

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Thursday, July 16, 2009 (All day)

Biofuels derived from renewable sources can be produced in large quantities and address many problems related to fossil fuels, including greenhouse gas emissions, but only if they are made from certain sources, according to a new article by a team of scientists and policy experts that included several Princeton researchers.

Four Reasons to Use Cap-and-Trade to Fight Global Warming

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Monday, July 13, 2009 (All day)

New Princeton Method May Help Allocate Carbon Emissions Responsibility Among Nations

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Monday, July 6, 2009 (All day)

Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University scientists has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon emissions among countries.

The approach is so fair, according to its creators, that they are hoping it will win the support of both developed and developing nations, whose leaders have been at odds for years over perceived inequalities in previous proposals.

Rodriguez-Iturbe to Receive Bowie Medal

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Thursday, July 2, 2009 (All day)

Princeton's Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will receive the 2009 William Bowie Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Geophysical Union.

Presented annually since 1939, the medal acknowledges an individual for outstanding contributions to fundamental geophysics and for unselfish cooperation in research. He will receive the award at the 2009 AGU fall meeting Dec. 14-18 in San Francisco.