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Apr 26, 2020

Climate Change and Coronavirus Panel Discussion

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Stephen Pacala, the Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and past director of PEI, Kian Mintz-Woo, postdoctoral research associate in the University Center for Human Values, and environmental journalist Meera Subramanian, the 2019-20 PEI Barron Visiting…

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…

Feb 7, 2017

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: The Outsized Role of the Southern Ocean in the Regulation of Carbon, Heat, and Biological Productivity

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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 for…

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…

Apr 7, 2011

Climate Change: A Scientist’s Perspective

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Earth’s climate is changing, as can be seen from measurements of rising air and water temperatures, decreasing amounts of polar ice and rising sea levels worldwide over the past three decades. Human-caused increases in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, chiefly…

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…

Dec 7, 2009

Alternative Approaches to Carbon Capture and Storage at Existing Coal Power Plant Sites

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Robert H. Williams is a Senior Research Scientist at the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton University. He graduated from Yale University with a BS in physics in 1962, and from University of California, Berkeley with a PhD, in theoretical plasma…

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…