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The Environmental Humanities at Princeton (EHP)

The Environmental Humanities at Princeton (EHP)The Environmental Humanities Initiative (EHP) within the Princeton Environmental Institute seeks to facilitate broad participation of faculty, research scholars, and students from the humanities disciplines in the study of environmental subjects. Resources and programming activities are diverse with opportunities for advancing research and teaching in the environmental humanities as well as support for fostering an inclusive dialogue that provides insights and new perspectives to the study of environmental topics.


Grand Challenges

Grand ChallengesWater scarcity. Poverty. Energy dependence. Global pandemics. Climate change. These complex and challenging environmental problems are broadly understood to be among the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

The Grand Challenges Program is an ambitious and broadly inclusive initiative at Princeton designed to tackle these complex and vexing global environmental problems by fully integrating the research and teaching missions of the University. The Program engages faculty from disparate disciplines with postdoctoral fellows and students at all levels of the Princeton University community to examine the scientific, technical, public policy, and human dimensions in the areas of climate and energy, water, global health, sustainable development, and the urban environment.