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Feb 8, 2022

Weather Fluctuations, Migration and Inequality

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 Filiz Garip, professor of sociology and public affairs, presented “Weather Fluctuations, Migration and Inequality” for the first talk in our spring 2022 HMEI Faculty Seminar Series. Garip discussed how weather fluctuations over the past 30 years have shaped human migration from Mexico to…

Dec 13, 2021

Dare to Venture: Rob Pringle

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The fourth video in the Venture Forward “Dare to Venture” series features HMEI associated faculty Rob Pringle, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, who is daring to ask the questions that move us from the present to the…

Dec 9, 2021

The New Era of Extreme Weather — Implications for Vulnerable and Marginalized Communities

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 J. Marshall Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia, presented, “The New Era of Extreme Weather — Implications for Vulnerable and Marginalized Communities,” via Zoom webinar. Shepherd, a leading…

Dec 7, 2021

Building Forms That Adapt to the Natural Environment

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 Sigrid Adriaenssens, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, presented “Building Forms That Adapt to the Natural Environment” for our final talk in the fall 2021 HMEI Faculty Seminar Series. Adriaenssens discussed the challenge of designing lightweight structural systems that…

Dec 7, 2021

Taking Stock and Looking Forward — Climate and Policy Experts Reflect on COP26

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 Climate science and environmental policy experts from Princeton University and Climate Central reflected on the outcomes of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), including the conference’s major successes, its missed opportunities, and where the world goes…

Nov 15, 2021

Climate Ethics ‘in the Field’ — Integrating Philosophy, Science, Law and Policy

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 The Climate Futures Initiative in Science, Values and Policy (CFI) at Princeton University hosted the panel discussion, “Climate Ethics ‘in the Field’ — Integrating Philosophy, Science, Law and Policy,” via Zoom. This event was co-sponsored by the Public Philosophy Network and…

Nov 2, 2021

HMEI Faculty Seminar: “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.”

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 Carolyn Rouse, the Ritter Professor of Anthropology, presented “Necropolitics at the End of Empire: The Paradox of White Supremacy in the U.S.” for our third talk in the fall 2021 HMEI Faculty Seminar Series. Rouse explored how declining life expectancies among…

Oct 6, 2021

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: “On Black Breath”

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Kimberly Bain, an assistant professor of English language and literatures at the University of British Columbia, presented “On Black Breath” via Zoom. Bain located breathing within the histories, theories and philosophies of Blackness and anti-Black racial capitalism in…