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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…

At the frontline: Princeton Environmental Forum addresses environmental crises of the 21st century

October 31, 2019 ・ Denise Valenti and Tom Garlinghouse

In response to the urgent environmental challenges facing the planet, Princeton faculty and alumni who are actively working to protect the environment gathered for the Princeton Environmental Forum held on campus Oct. 24-25. They came with knowledge, questions and an…

Open dialogue: Taking a deep dive into the climate debate

October 24, 2019 ・ Tom Garlinghouse

This fall, Princeton undergraduates are taking a deep dive into the climate debate in the environmental studies seminar “Crossing the Climate Change Divide.” The course is taught by award-winning journalist Meera Subramanian, who is asking students to examine what people…

Journalist Meera Subramanian, 2019 Barron Visiting Professor, explores intersection of culture and environment

September 25, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Journalist Meera Subramanian, the 2019-20 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities in the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), comes to Princeton as part of her exploration of what motivates people’s relationships with and…

Conference examines impact of climate change on Indigenous communities

December 12, 2018

The International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change, held Dec. 6 and 7 at the Princeton Public Library and Princeton University, brought together scholars and journalists to explore the impact of climate change on Indigenous communities throughout the Americas…

Environmentalist McKibben discusses art’s impact on climate action

October 26, 2018 ・ Denise Valenti

Art — painting and photography, in particular — has played an important role in building a romantic narrative of United States history. It also has the potential to inspire people to protect the very wilderness that has been destroyed in…

Farms, petroculture and the Environmental Nexus: Four new environmental studies courses and ENV 200 for Spring 2018

December 4, 2017 ・ PEI Staff

Four new environmental studies courses and the popular “Environmental Nexus” class are among the many Spring 2018 offerings from PEI’s Certificate Program in Environmental Studies. Registration begins Dec. 6.

Global Perspectives on Environmental Justice Event Series

March 3, 2017 ・ Igor Heifetz

This event series will feature writers, filmmakers, other visual artists, and scholars whose work engages fundamental questions of environmental justice.

New Visiting Environmental Humanities Faculty Member Joins PEI for 2016-2017

September 2, 2016 ・ Holly Welles

Alan C. Braddock has been co-appointed by PEI and the Department of Art and Archaeology as the 2016 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.