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PEI and Art Museum host Art + Environment Event Series

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:30am

Art = Environment poster

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

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

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

In 'The Environmental Nexus,' students explore the many paths to saving the planet

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:00am

In the "Environmental Nexus" course that debuted this semester, undergraduates approach the environmental crisis from four distinct perspectives — science, ethics, politics and economics, and arts and literature. The course's unique structure prepares students to deal with the future effects of the global environmental crisis — particularly climate change, the loss of biodiversity, and food and water shortages — which will likely touch every facet of their lives.

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Environmental Martyrdom and Defenders of the Forest

Spring 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 3/7/2017

Robert Nixon, Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment. Professor of English and the Princeton Environmental Institute.

Global Perspectives on Environmental Justice Event Series

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:00am

Global Perspectives on Environmental Justice

In spring 2017, PEI is launching Global Perspectives on Environmental Justice. This event series will feature writers, filmmakers, other visual artists, and scholars whose work engages fundamental questions of environmental justice. Our visitors will address the political, imaginative and ethical challenges that result from unequal exposure to environmental risk and unequal access to environmental resources.

Writing Environmental Ruin, or How to Write an Obituary for an Embattled Planet

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

Until recently, Princeton University junior Anne Merrill wasn't aware of how time and distance can dampen a person's awareness of the pervasiveness and the toxic endurance of environmental degradation.

The Next Four Years: the Environment and Climate Change

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:30pm

Issues related to the environment and climate change will demand the new president's attention soon after he or she takes office Jan. 20 and throughout the next four years.