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Archive – November 2010

Researchers from Princeton, in partnership with other scientists, are launching a research project that will ultimately help improve the livelihoods of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa region.
Come hear Albert Cot, on Dec. 9, discuss how Southern Europe is positioning itself to be a leader including using wind power to charge electric vehicles.
Opportunities for environmental internships were showcased at one table, while another booth demonstrated a device that recovers heat from Princeton's cogeneration plant.
It's been a challenging year for climate science, climate scientists, and the ever-changing face of journalism as practitioners struggle to keep audiences adequately informed.
In a continuing research partnership to identify ways to tackle the world's climate problem, CMI has received a $11 million extension.
Wood was cited for his pioneering work in the “use of remote sensing and data assimilation in model simulations for understanding water resources and flood and drought risk.”
For the second consecutive year since adopting a Sustainability Plan, Princeton University's on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased.
On Nov. 16, Dale Jamieson will argue for reforming the language of the climate change discussion.
Almost anywhere he looks, Princeton professor Craig Arnold sees energy. "Plants convert light to sugar -- this is chemical energy," Arnold told students in his freshman seminar on "Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future." "Cars take chemical energy and convert it to linear motion. We convert electrical energy into visible light by using a light bulb."
Yes, the seas are rising. But by just how much? A concrete answer sure could help coastal cities plan for the future. Problem is, nobody really knows.