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Tuesday, Mar 2, 2021
Climate change is generally portrayed as an environmental and societal threat with entirely negative consequences. However, some sectors of the global economy may actually end up benefiting.
Friday, Feb 19, 2021
With coastal flooding events expected to become more frequent in coming decades due to climate change, climate adaptation public works, such as storm surge barriers and levees, could be a key element in protecting coastal communities from storm damages and sea-level rise. And yet, these kinds of large-scale projects have been slow to mov
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021
In coming decades as coastal communities around the world are expected to encounter sea-level rise, the general expectation has been that people’s migration toward the coast will slow or reverse in many places.
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

Shuaizhang Feng is currently professor of economics and the Dean of the School of Economics, and the Dean of the Institute of Economic and Social Research at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China. From 2008-2010, he was a postdoctoral researcher in Prof.

Monday, Jan 4, 2021
Cities only occupy about 3% of the Earth’s total land surface, but they bear the burden of the human-perceived effects of global climate change. Yet, current global climate models are set up mainly for big-picture analysis, leaving urban areas poorly represented.
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020

Geeta Persad completed her PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies from Princeton in 2016.

Monday, Nov 16, 2020
People around the world, especially in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America, consume wild game, or bushmeat, whether out of necessity, as a matter of taste preference, or, in the case of particularly desirable wildlife species, to connote a certain social status.
Monday, Nov 16, 2020

Countries across the globe have been struggling to deal with the impact of Covid-19 and its accompanying economic slowdown. As economies “build back better,” it may be an opportune time to introduce carbon pricing to tackle climate change, according to new Princeton University policy...

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

Given the way this year has gone so far, reflecting on 2012 might incite a sense of enviable nostalgia. Eight years ago, Americans were listening to upbeat Top 40 hits like Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” and PSY’s “Gangnam Style...

Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

Environmental challenges have galvanized activity across Princeton’s campus in recent years like few other issues in our history. From physical, biological and applied sciences to art, architecture, psychology, policy and more, research groups across the University are tackling some of the toughest problems facing humanity with the fullest...

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