Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment

C-PREE is an interdisciplinary research center at the Woodrow Wilson School 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.


by Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University; Edited by B. Rose Kelly, Woodrow Wilson School

A new modeling approach can help researchers, policymakers, and the public better understand how policy decisions will influence human migration...

“Our new research showed that the carbon footprints of those communicating the science not only affects their credibility, but also affects...

by B. Rose Kelly, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping...

by Joseph Albanese for the Princeton Environmental Institute

The fabled use of canaries in coal mines as an early warning of carbon monoxide stemmed from the birds’ extreme sensitivity to toxic...


Getting to Zero: Can America Transition to a Net-Zero Emissions Energy System?

Mon, Feb 10, 2020, 12:15 pm

Fusing Facts and Feelings to Motivate Action on Climate Change

Mon, Feb 17, 2020, 12:15 pm

Making the Case for Large Landscape Conservation: Yellowstone to Yukon