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Oct 29, 2019

Addressing the Climate Problem and Seeking a New Energy Future

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 Stephen Pacala, the Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a past director of the Princeton Environmental Institute — now the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) — discusses the “collection” of unprecedented environmental problems that humanity…

Oct 11, 2016

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Competition, Hydraulic Damage, and the Universal Rules Regulating Plant Water Use

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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…

Oct 13, 2015

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: CO2 Sequestration in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

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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 significantly reduce atmospheric…

Mar 21, 2011

Civilizing Fossil Fuels

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Spring 2011 STEP Lecture — Speaker: Robert H. Williams, Senior Research Scientist, Princeton Environmental Institute. Princeton University’s Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) is based in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs with strong ties to…

Feb 8, 2010

Breaking the Impasse Between the United States and China on Climate Change

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Kelly Sims Gallagher, Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, Director of the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy. Kelly Sims Gallagher is Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at The Fletcher School, Tufts University. She directs the Center for International…

Nov 9, 2009

The Challenge of Producing More Food and Fewer Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Tim Searchinger is a Research Scholar at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. He is also Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute. Although trained as a lawyer, Searchinger’s work today combines ecology and economics to analyze the challenge of how to…

Oct 26, 2009

Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.

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Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.: How Changing Climate May Affect Smog and How Cleaning Up Smog May Affect Climate Loretta J. Mickley  – Senior Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University Loretta Mickley co-leads the Atmospheric…