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As China Converts to Clean Energy, Households Should Consider Using Heat Pumps to Maximize Climate, Air Quality, Economic, and Health Benefits
Jan. 4, 2022
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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
Dec. 1, 2021
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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
Nov. 9, 2021
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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
Oct. 25, 2021
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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 

Student Blog: STEP Ph.D. Guide to Picking Courses
Oct. 22, 2021
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Written by Rachel Young and Malini Nambiar, STEP Ph.D.
Student Blog: Policy Research on Energy & the Environment through STEP Ph.D.
Sept. 16, 2021
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Written by Bing Lin, STEP Ph.D.
Princeton voices: Speaking out on climate change, heat waves, wildfires and more
Aug. 10, 2021
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Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

The triple-digit temperatures sweeping across the country this summer go far beyond routine weather fluctuations. Indeed, June 2021 was the…

Like China, Japan and the U.S. Continue to Finance Overseas Fossil Fuel Power Technologies
Aug. 4, 2021
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Written by Riis L. Williams
Stepping away from carbon-intensive power systems and investing in renewable technologies is critical to decarbonizing the global power sector…
How We Measure Biodiversity Can Have Profound Impacts on Land-Use
June 28, 2021
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Written by Liana Wait, School of Public and International Affairs

The world’s human population is expanding, which means even more agricultural land will be needed to provide food for this growing population…

Americans are Unaware of Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technology, According to a New Study
June 15, 2021
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Written by Molly Seltzer, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Capturing carbon at the smokestack is a promising way to combat climate change, but the majority of Americans are unfamiliar with the technology,…