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Open House Sustains Green Momentum

November 19, 2010 ・ Ruth Stevens, Office of Communications

Princeton Continues Significant Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

November 15, 2010 ・ Ruth Stevens

For the second consecutive year since adopting a Sustainability Plan, Princeton University’s on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased. Last year, emissions declined for the first time since the University’s energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996 by a modest amount…

University to Showcase Green Initiatives at Sustainability Open House

October 26, 2010 ・ Douglas Fischer, Daily Climate

The latest campus and local community green initiatives will be showcased at Princeton University’s Sustainability Open House from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the Chancellor Green Rotunda. Organized by the University’s Office of Sustainability, the event will…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Campus Sustainability Efforts Expand Over Summer

August 30, 2010 ・ Emily Aronson

Alana Tornello, a member of Princeton’s class of 2012, uses a monitoring probe to collect real-time data about the water quality of Washington Road stream. Tornello was one of the participants in the Princeton Environmental Institute’s Summer Undergraduate Research Training…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Dual Focus on the Environment: Mauzerall Connects Climate Change, Pollution in Search for Solutions

June 10, 2010 ・ Ushma Patel

Denise Mauzerall, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and public and international affairs, employs both scientific and regulatory perspectives in analyzing the effects of air pollution on climate change, human health and agricultural production. She has emerged as…

A Note from PEI’s Director

May 15, 2010 ・ Stephen Pacala

Stephen Pacala (left) and Steve Cosson at The Great Immensity on April 17. (Photo: Bentley Drezner) June is quickly approaching, and soon a record number of students will graduate with Certificates in Environmental Studies. This is an ideal time to…

From Silos to Cultural Integration: The Evolution of Campus Sustainability

May 15, 2010 ・ Shana Weber

Higher education sometimes has been described as an “ivory tower,” with isolated academic “silos.” While these stereotypes contain a grain of truth they are mostly remnants of the past. Cross-disciplinary cooperative work is what makes campuses today such vibrant places.…

Can the University Meet Its Environmental Goals?

February 3, 2010 ・ Mark F. Bernstein ’83