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Archive – April 2011

In an effort to provide clarity to a topic often misunderstood by the media and the general public, Ralph J. Cicerone, the U.S. President of the National Academy of Sciences, presented the scientific basis for the earth’s changing climate while delivering the Princeton Environmental Institute's 2011 Taplin Environmental Lecture on April 7 in Guyot Hall.
In this video, Elie Bou-Zeid, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is mapping the microclimate of Princeton's campus.
Stephen Pacala and Robert Socolow discuss the Carbon Wedges in NOVA documentary on clean energy. (Watch video)
Meeting participants discuss program's accomplishments in first 10 years and plans for the work ahead.
The 2010-11 PEI Visiting Environmental Economist, E. Somanathan, joined us from the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi, India where he is Professor and Head of the Planning Unit.
This report is a review of the fish and fisheries section of the Feasibility Study (FS) and of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Xayaburi hydropower project, with a particular focus on the fish passes proposed as an environmental impact mitigation measure.
Stephen Pacala, director of the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), narrates an overview of the Grand Challenges Program.
Today’s nuclear power plants have a fiendish feature: they keep giving off heat, long after they are shut down.
Ramanan Laxminarayan, an associated faculty member of PEI, discusses his research on antibiotic resistance in the Economist.