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Apr 24, 2019

“Will China Save the Planet?” with Barbara Finamore, NRDC

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Barbara Finamore, senior strategic director for Asia at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), discusses her recent book “Will China Save the Planet?” A leading China environmental expert, Finamore talks about the opportunities and challenges that China faces in…

Apr 2, 2019

PEI Faculty Seminar: “Ocean Nitrous Oxide — No Laughing Matter”

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Bess Ward, William J. Sinclair Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, reported on her research from the Pacific Ocean into the microbial processes that produce and consume atmospheric nitrous oxide, or laughing gas. The ocean emits up…

Mar 8, 2019

Systems Integration for Addressing Global Challenges

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Jianguo “Jack” Liu, University Distinguished Professor of fisheries and wildlife at Michigan State University, presented, “Systems Integration for Addressing Global Challenges,” Feb. 27 in a joint seminar hosted by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in conjunction with…

Mar 6, 2019

PEI Faculty Seminar: “Strange Floods” with James Smith

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James Smith, the William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science and PEI associated faculty, presented, “Strange Floods: The Upper Tail of Flood Peaks in the U.S.” Smith assessed the nature of extreme floods through analyses of…

Feb 18, 2019

Valuing the Climate: Recent Advances and Challenges

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Solomon Hsiang, a past postdoctoral research fellow in Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, discussed recent policy efforts to manage the climate like a capital asset by measuring the costs and benefits of climate — including…

Feb 5, 2019

PEI Faculty Seminar: “Homeless and Hunted: Deforestation, the Wildlife Trade and Biodiversity in Southeast Asia

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David Wilcove, Princeton professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and public affairs and the Princeton Environmental Institute, presented, “Homeless and Hunted: Deforestation, the Wildlife Trade and Biodiversity in Southeast Asia,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Guyot…

Dec 11, 2018

A Conversation with Naomi Klein and Ashley Dawson

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Klein, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, discussed her bestselling book “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate” with writer and environmental activist Ashley Dawson, the 2017 PEI Currie C.…

Dec 4, 2018

PEI Faculty Seminar: “On Soil Moisture, Plants and Hydroclimate”

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Amilcare Porporato, the Thomas J. Wu ’94 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute, presented, “On Soil Moisture, Plants and Hydroclimate,” Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Guyot…