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2018

Posted: May 07, 2018 | Length: 01:17:48
Daniel Kammen, the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley, presented, "An Energy Plan the Earth Can Live With," at 4 p.m. Monday, May 7, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. Kammen was the eighth and final speaker in the...
Posted: Apr 27, 2018 | Length: 01:06:09
Manu Prakash, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University, presented, "Emergent Mechanics and Origins of Behavior in Simple Non-Neuronal Systems," at 4 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. This is the...
Posted: Apr 18, 2018 | Length: 01:13:36
Ruben Juanes, Director of Henry L. Pierce Laboratory for Infrastructure Science and Engineering at MIT, delivered the PEI Special Lecture, "Hydromechanical Instabilities and Pattern Formation in Geoscience" at 4:30 p.m. Wed., April 18, in Guyot Hall, Room 10....
Posted: Apr 03, 2018 | Length: 00:53:30
Michael Bender, Professor of Geosciences, Emeritus, and Senior Geoscientist, presented, "3 Million Years of Global Climate Change Captured in Ice Cores," at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3. Bender was the third speaker in the Spring 2018 PEI Faculty Seminar Series. Summary:...
Posted: Mar 06, 2018 | Length: 00:55:19
Emmanuel Kreike, Professor of History, presented, "Environcide: War, Society, and Environment," at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. Kreike was the second speaker in the Spring 2018 PEI Faculty Seminar Series. Summary: The impact of war on society and...
Posted: Mar 01, 2018 | Length: 01:01:05
Gabriel Katul, Professor of Hydrology and Micrometeorology at Duke University, presented, "A Universal Scaling Law for Gas Transfer Velocities Across Complex Interfaces," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment....
Posted: Feb 22, 2018 | Length: 00:58:02
Elena Bennett, Associate Professor at McGill University, presented, "From Planetary Boundaries to Ecosystem Services: Guiding Development on a Changing Planet," at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. This event was the third in PEI's Challenges in...
Posted: Feb 19, 2018 | Length: 01:00:46
Marty Anderies, Senior Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University, presented, "Governance of Shared Resources in the Face of Global Change," at noon Monday, Feb. 19, in Wallace Hall, Room 300. This event was the second in PEI's Challenges in Environmental Sciences...
Posted: Feb 15, 2018 | Length: 00:44:33
Toby Kiers, University Research Chair and professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Amsterdam, presented, "Resolving Host-Microbe Conflict," at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. This event was the first in PEI's Challenges in Environmental...
Posted: Feb 12, 2018 | Length: 01:09:21
Nadir Jeevanjee, Hess Fellow in the Department of Geosciences, presented the three-part lecture series, "The Physics of Climate Change: Three Blackboard Lectures on Simple Models in Climate Science," Mon.-Wed., Feb. 12-14, 2018, at 4 p.m. in Guyot Hall, Room 220. The lectures...
Posted: Feb 06, 2018 | Length: 00:50:00
Spring 2018 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 2/6/2018: Robert Socolow, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus, and Senior Research Scholar in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The extraordinary progress of renewable energy tempts the declaration of "...

2017

Posted: Dec 05, 2017 | Length: 00:55:24
Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 12/5/2017: Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Director of the University Center for Human Values Lane explored how politics — in historical reality, in political theory and in philosophical imagery — mediated between...
Posted: Nov 28, 2017 | Length: 00:56:05
Peter Hoeppe, Head of Geo Risks Research/Corporate Climate Centre at reinsurance giant Munich Re, will present "Economic Reality: Are We Already Paying for Climate Change?" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. For decades, the insurance industry has...
Posted: Nov 07, 2017 | Length: 00:58:00
Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 11/7/2017 François M.M. Morel, Albert G. Blanke, Jr., Professor of Geosciences, professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute The world’s oceans absorb about a quarter of the carbon dioxide (CO2) humans...
Posted: Nov 03, 2017 | Length: 00:03:02
Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project was established as a model vertical farm — which involves growing food crops indoors on stacked shelves — to generate accessible and up-to-date research for the field.  Video by Nick Donnoli, Office of Communications.
Posted: Oct 03, 2017 | Length: 00:59:40
Lynn Loo, the Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering and Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, will discuss emerging smart-window technology that will save energy and make buildings more comfortable for the people who...
Posted: Sep 26, 2017 | Length: 01:20:19
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute and a renowned expert on water and climate issues, will present, "The Future of Water," at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Guyot Hall, Room 10. Gleick is the chief...
Posted: Sep 19, 2017 | Length: 00:59:38
Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series - 9/19/2017 Dan Rubenstein, Class of 1877 Professor of Zoology, Director of the Program in Environmental Studies Although closely related, horses, zebras and asses have had vastly different interactions with humans, from being...
Posted: May 10, 2017 | Length: 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...
Posted: May 02, 2017 | Length: 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....
Posted: Apr 13, 2017 | Length: 02:29:00
This one-day event brings together leading international contemporary artists who engage problems of environmental justice in expansive ways. The purpose: to highlight the critical power of visual art to reimagine the politics of ecology across various boundaries—not just...
Posted: Apr 04, 2017 | Length: 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...
Posted: Mar 07, 2017 | Length: 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...
Posted: Feb 07, 2017 | Length: 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...

2016

Posted: Dec 06, 2016 | Length: 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,...

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