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September 2009

Bernard Haykel, Principal Investigator of EGC program, publishes article "Al-Qaida stumbles in Saudi"

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Sunday, September 27, 2009 (All day)

Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI) Launches Redesigned Website

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Friday, September 25, 2009 (All day)

The Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI) at the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has just launched its new website: cmi.princeton.edu.

CMI screenshot

The site now provides added functionality and content. Exciting features created for the new site include a searchable index of over 700 articles and annual reports published by CMI faculty and staff since the initiative's inception in 2000.

PEI and Grand Challenges: The 2009 Summer of Learning Symposium

Publish Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2009 (All day)

On September 25, 2009, The Princeton Environmental Institute held its second annual Summer of Learning Symposium. It was a culminating event for the 107 undergraduate students whose summer internships, sponsored by PEI and Grand Challenges, focused on scientific, technical, policy and human dimensions of global environmental challenges in energy and climate, infectious disease and global health, sustainable development, resource conservation, biological diversity, and ecological health.

Sigman, Zoli Win MacArthur 'Genius Grants'

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (All day)
Daniel Sigman
Daniel Sigman
Theodore Zoli
Theodore Zoli

Princeton Awarded More Than $17 Million in Recovery Act Funding

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Friday, September 18, 2009 (All day)
Roman Fardel (L) and Craig Arnold

The Environmental Studies (ENV) Program Freshman Open House Draws Engaged Students

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Thursday, September 17, 2009 (All day)

The Program in Environmental Studies (ENV) held its Freshman Open House on September 15. Filling the ENV lab to capacity, the enthusiastic students were eager to learn how to incorporate environmental studies into their undergraduate coursework.

Denitrification, Its Importance Once Diluted, may be Back on Top, Princeton-Led Team Says

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 (All day)

After more than a decade of inquiry, a Princeton-led team of scientists has turned the tables on a long-standing controversy to re-establish an old truth about nitrogen mixing in the oceans.

For decades, scientists thought they had a handle on the workings of an intricate natural mechanism known as the nitrogen cycle, essential to maintaining life on Earth. This process, one of nature's most elegant sleights-of-hand, shuttles nitrogen from the soils to the oceans to the atmosphere and back.

Catherine Peters to lead a University project to evaluate carbon storage, newly funded by the Department of Energy

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 (All day)