Where the logging ends in Indonesian Borneo, the forest clearing begins
March 4, 2020

Conservation magazine, Mongabay, covers research by former C-PREE postdoc, Zuzana Burivalova, that considers the role that inactive logging concessions might play in conservation efforts.

SPIA PhD Student, Choquette-Levy, Receives IIASA’s Mikhalevich Award
Feb. 21, 2020

Nicolas Choquette-Levy, a PhD student in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) cluster of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, was recently awarded the Mikhalevich Award from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) for his research paper on smallholder farmers' adaptation to climate change.

Oil and gas production is contributing even more to global warming than was thought, study finds
Feb. 19, 2020

Prof. Denise Mauzerall comments on importance of studying methane emissions, in light of a new study that concludes that methane emissions from fossil fuels are between 25% and 40% larger than past research had estimated.

The Wildlife Trade Threatens People and Animals Alike
Feb. 5, 2020

What do the coronavirus, HIV, and the impending extinction of the world’s rhinoceroses have in common?

Inspiring the Next Generation of Conservation Researchers: Q&A with David Edwards
Jan. 30, 2020

David Edwards is Professor of Conservation Science at the University of Sheffield. From 2010-2011, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School, working with Prof. David Wilcove. Last fall he returned to campus to give one of the David Bradford Seminars on Energy and Environmental Policy, organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE).

Sea level rise is speeding up, says Princeton climatologist Michael Oppenheimer
Jan. 13, 2020
Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

On Sunday, Jan. 12, Princeton University’s Michael Oppenheimer appeared on CBS’s “60 Minutes,” speaking about Venice with John Dickerson.

New Modeling Will Shed Light On Ways Policy Decisions Affect Human Migration From Sea Level Rise
Nov. 26, 2019
Written 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 as sea levels rise around the globe, a paper published today in Nature Climate Change suggests.

FastCompany on the Environmental Impact of the Beef Industry
Nov. 19, 2019

Fast Company takes a deep dive on beef production and consumption in the U.S., considering its impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Their reporting includes extensive interview quotes from Timothy Searchinger, C-PREE Research Scholar.

Leading by example, the messenger matters in climate action
Nov. 19, 2019

“Our new research showed that the carbon footprints of those communicating the science not only affects their credibility, but also affects audience support for the public policies for which the communicators advocated,” said Weber.

Solar and wind energy preserve groundwater for drought, agriculture
Nov. 6, 2019
Written by B. Rose Kelly, Princeton 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 more water in the ground.