CMI recognizes published postdoctoral and graduate research related to Net-Zero America, hurricane intensityApril 20, 2021 ・ Morgan Kelly
Erin Mayfield, a postdoctoral research associate in the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), and Justin Ng, who received his Ph.D. in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from Princeton in 2019, were recognized at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Carbon Mitigation…
Princeton researchers at forefront of national plans for technological and social transition to net-zero emissionsFebruary 3, 2021 ・ Morgan Kelly
Scientists and research based at Princeton University played a critical role in a new national report that investigates the technology, policy and societal dimensions of accelerating decarbonization in the United States. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine announced…
PEI awards new Climate and Energy Challenge projects, from the natural color-scape to the right words for climate changeJune 29, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly
Four new projects funded by the Climate and Energy Grand Challenge program will explore topics such as the environmental impact of turbulence from offshore wind turbines, the effect of climate change on the natural color-scape, the efficient production of jet…
Solar and wind energy preserve groundwater for drought, agricultureNovember 6, 2019 ・ B. Rose Kelly
Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground. A new Princeton University-led study in Nature Communications is among the first…
Princeton senior Redding explores the brightening future of solar power in the PhilippinesJune 9, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly
Each year, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) supports senior-thesis research by students from departments across the University. This story is part of a series exploring the disciplinary variety of PEI-funded undergraduate research carried out by members of the Class of…
PEI Discovery Day 2018 exhibits array of student research in environmental studiesMay 21, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly
Ninety-six students representing 20 academic departments showcased their research and discussed their findings with fellow students and University faculty.
Drones, Thorns and New Orleans: PEI’s Summer of Learning Symposium features breadth of undergrad researchOctober 30, 2017
PEI’s internship program’s projects focused on global environmental challenges in the areas of policy and resilience, biodiversity and conservation, alternative energy, climate and oceans, and water, soil and human health.
Air pollution choking China’s solar-energy potentialOctober 23, 2017
China seeks to expand its solar-power supply by 2030, but severe air pollution is blocking the needed sunlight, according to Princeton research.
Eco-justice scholar Ashley Dawson named 2017 Barron Visiting Professor in environmental humanitiesSeptember 13, 2017
Ashley Dawson has been selected as the Princeton Environmental Institute’s 2017-18 Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.