Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE)

C-PREE is an interdisciplinary research center at the Princeton School for Public and International Affairs committed to training leaders in the field of environmental and energy policy. We develop rigorous research that blends scientific knowledge and methods with social science and practitioner perspectives in ways that yield practical solutions for the major environmental and energy challenges facing the world today.


As China Converts to Clean Energy, Households Should Consider Using Heat Pumps to Maximize Climate, Air Quality, Economic, and Health Benefits
Written by B. Rose Huber, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Many of China’s households still rely on small coal stoves for heat, which causes air pollution that damages health. To address these problems,…
Policy Interventions Could Help Farmers Economically Survive in Vulnerable Regions
Written by B. Rose Huber, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

In the grasslands of Nepal’s Chitwan Valley, local farmers rely on the production of rice and other grains to generate household income. But their…

Tackling Climate Change’s Most Complex Phenomena
Written by Riis L. Williams

A new partnership between Princeton University’s Center for Policy Research on Energy and…

Princeton Experts Identify Priorities for Glasgow Climate Summit and Global Actions going Forward
Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

Hundreds of leaders and thousands of climate scholars from around the globe will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the 


The Effect of Rainfall Changes on Economic Production
Feb 21, 2022, 12:15 pm