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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 PEI, discusses the “collection” of unprecedented environmental problems that humanity currently faces: climate change, a shortage of fresh water, the threat of…

May 7, 2018

ChESS Series: Daniel Kammen, “An Energy Plan the Earth Can Live With”

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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…

May 1, 2018

PEI Faculty Seminar: “China’s Energy Future: Potential Air-Pollution, Health and Climate Implications”

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Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, presented, “China’s Energy Future: Potential Air-Pollution, Health and Climate Implications,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1. Bender is the fourth speaker in the Spring 2018 PEI…

Mar 1, 2018

ChESS Series: “A Universal Scaling Law for Gas Transfer Velocities Across Complex Interfaces”

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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. This was…

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 10, 2010

The Dangers of Drilling Deep

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James Glanz has been a member of the Investigations Desk at The New York Times since January 2009, when he stepped down as the Times’s Baghdad Bureau Chief after nearly five years in Iraq. Among many other topics, he covered…

Mar 29, 2010

Is Nuclear Energy the Enabling Technology for Large-Scale Renewables

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Dr. Charles Forsberg directed the MIT Nuclear Fuel Cycle Study, is the Director and principle investigator for the MIT Fluoride Salt-Cooled High-Temperature Reactor Project, and the Idaho National Laboratory University lead for Hybrid Energy Systems. Before joining MIT he was…

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…