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Archive – June 2010

Without aggressive action to reduce soot emissions, the time table for carbon dioxide emission reductions may need to be significantly accelerated in order to achieve international climate policy goals such as those set forth in last December's Copenhagen Accord, according to "Assessing the climatic benefits of black carbon mitigation", a new study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by two Princeton scientists.
To understand why Himalayan glaciers are melting, Princeton Professor Denise Mauzerall looks for causes as far away as Europe and Africa.
The Princeton Engineering Office of Graduate Affairs is pleased to announce that graduate students, Trenton Franz and Siu Chung Yau, will receive a Wu Prize for Excellence.
Thomas R. Elliot has been awarded the Canadian National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Post-Doctoral Fellowship to investigate site suitability, diffuse and specific leakage pathways, and basin scale risk associated with carbon sequestration.