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2017

Posted: May 10, 2017 | Lenght: 00:52:57
Taplin Environmental Lecture by The Honorable James A. Baker, III, 61st U.S. Secretary of State For decades, former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III has been at the forefront of the most pressing issues of the day. In addition to being the only person to lead five...
Posted: May 02, 2017 | Lenght: 01:03:00
Spring 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 5/2/2017 Robert Keohane, Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Climate negotiations since 1992 have been conducted in the context of US leadership, heavily constrained by domestic US politics. When Donald J. Trump...
Posted: Apr 04, 2017 | Lenght: 00:59:03
Spring 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 4/4/2017 Simon Levin, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. The subject of theoretical ecology is an old and productive one, and has helped in the management of natural systems and infectious...
Posted: Mar 07, 2017 | Lenght: 00:57:18
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. Martyrdom is direct action in extremis. Martyrs put their bodies on the line,...
Posted: Feb 07, 2017 | Lenght: 01:01:21
Spring 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 2/7/2017 Jorge Sarmiento, George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering. Director, Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling. Director, Cooperative Institute for Climate Science. The Southern Ocean accounts...

2016

Posted: Dec 06, 2016 | Lenght: 00:58:52
Fall 2016 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 12/6/2016 Howard Stone, Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Fluid flows occur at every scale in our environment, from flows through...
Posted: Dec 02, 2016 | Lenght: 00:02:25
For Princeton University faculty and students, the Mpala Research Centre, a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional field laboratory that sits on a 50,000-acre reserve and ranch in central Kenya, provides an expansive natural terrain ideal for large-scale field experiments in ecology, biology...
Posted: Nov 15, 2016 | Lenght: 00:59:00
Fall 2016 PEI Faculty Seminar Series, November 15th, 2016 Peter Singer, Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values Most of us accept that suffering is an intrinsically bad thing, even if it may sometimes lead to good consequences. That judgment is, I...
Posted: Oct 11, 2016 | Lenght: 01:06:19
Tiny valves on the surfaces of leaves, called stomates, regulate carbon gain and water loss by plants, and are thus linchpins of the global carbon and water cycles. Amazingly, the same simple model regulates stomates worldwide. This model is backed by enormous empirical data and a 40-year-old...
Posted: Sep 20, 2016 | Lenght: 00:53:13
Improving coastal resiliency, and the adoption of natural infrastructure as part of a multiple lines of defense strategy, relies on effective coastal flood hazards and risk assessment and risk management. Current flood hazards maps do not adequately consider geomorphological, physical and...
Posted: Jun 14, 2016 | Lenght: 00:04:48
In summer 2015, six students from the Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to northern Peru to close out a five-year partnership with the community of La Pitajaya. The students have constructed two water distribution systems for the upper and lower parts of the village,...
Posted: May 03, 2016 | Lenght: 01:05:35
Heat uptake by the ocean is slowing the greenhouse gas-driven warming of the atmosphere, and the ocean represents the dominant long-term sink for the carbon dioxide gas deriving from fossil fuel use. However, these beneficial roles of the ocean are tempered by the slowness with which surface...
The Bonds We Make and the Bonds We Break; A Chemist’s View of How Metals Drive Biology
Posted: Apr 05, 2016 | Lenght: 00:59:34
You may have learned in high school that covalent combinations of the CHNOPS elements comprise nearly all of biology. However, it is the family of less abundant elements, particularly iron, manganese, cobalt and copper, that mediate the most important life processes. This is the metallome....
Gut Reactions: The Microbiome and Human Nature
Posted: Mar 30, 2016 | Lenght: 01:19:03
Microbes living in human bodies can influence processes like digestion, immunity, and even cognition. Human nature is being reframed as a multispecies relationship. Departing from the fact that our bodies are environments for bacteria, fungi, and protists, we will ask: How has the human been shaped...
Goldilocks in Byzantium - Did More Rain Help a Struggling Empire Survive the Arab-Islamic conquest?
Posted: Mar 08, 2016 | Lenght: 00:54:43
John Haldon, Shelby Cullom Davis '30 Professor of European History. Professor of History and Hellenic Studies. Director, Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies. The eastern Roman empire was the largest state in western Eurasia in the sixth century. Only a...
After The Spectacular Image-Technical Images
Posted: Feb 12, 2016 | Lenght: 2:11:11
Global environmental pressures solicit not only technological and policy innovations, but also social transformations. Over the past century, image making and visualization practices – in the arts, literature, and the sciences – have formed a cultural infrastructure focused on the relationship...
Posted: Feb 11, 2016 | Lenght: 2:21:20
Global environmental pressures solicit not only technological and policy innovations, but also social transformations. Over the past century, image making and visualization practices – in the arts, literature, and the sciences – have formed a cultural infrastructure focused on the relationship...
Posted: Feb 11, 2016 | Lenght: 01:58:11
Global environmental pressures solicit not only technological and policy innovations, but also social transformations. Over the past century, image making and visualization practices – in the arts, literature, and the sciences – have formed a cultural infrastructure focused on the relationship...
After The Spectacular Image-Concluding Discussion
Posted: Feb 11, 2016 | Lenght: 01:57:45
Global environmental pressures solicit not only technological and policy innovations, but also social transformations. Over the past century, image making and visualization practices – in the arts, literature, and the sciences – have formed a cultural infrastructure focused on the relationship...
Lead Exposure and the Black-White Test Score Gap
Posted: Feb 09, 2016 | Lenght: 00:55:21
We consider a new source of racial disparities in test scores: African American students’ disproportionate exposure to environmental toxins, and, in particular, lead. Using a unique individual-level dataset of children’s preschool lead levels linked with future educational outcomes for children...

2015

Posted: Dec 15, 2015 | Lenght: 00:56:58
Downtown Des Moines once lacking in its 9 to 5 downtown a residential presence, has been radically restructured through a process that I developed 25 years ago with the Des Moines Vision Plan of 1990. The plan has fostered the city’s urban transformation through several projects that reversed...
Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease
Posted: Nov 17, 2015 | Lenght: 00:53:11
"Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease: Predictability and the Impact of Vaccination" by Bryan Grenfell, Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Violent epidemics of childhood infections such...
CO2 Sequestration in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs
Posted: Oct 13, 2015 | Lenght: 01:01:12
Michael Celia, Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Director, Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) is the only currently available technology that can...
Suburban Foraging: Acorn Mush
Posted: Sep 24, 2015 | Lenght: 01:24:53
The Multispecies Salon presents, Suburban Foraging: Acorn Mush, featuring a discussion with Kimberly Tallbear (University of Alberta), Linda Noel (Koyungkawi poet) & Henry Horn (Princeton University) and with Tom Boellstorff (UC Irvine) as a virtual guest. Native plants and peoples persist...
Posted: Sep 15, 2015 | Lenght: 00:54:01
Michael Oppenheimer, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Director, Center for Science Technology and Environmental Policy Structural uncertainty in models presents a longstanding obstacle to estimating future sea level rise. The model-...

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