News

Dec 13, 2018
WooCast

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world today. In this episode, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the politics of combating climate change with author Jeff Nesbit.

Nesbit examines the consensus in the scientific community concerning climate change. He explains how the U.S...

Dec 12, 2018
Princeton Environmental Institute
Research Briefs

Policymakers and researchers have underestimated the effect that changes in land management and people's diets would have on limiting greenhouse gas emissions and countering the effects of climate change, according to a study led by Princeton University.

The researchers report in the journal Nature...

Hanna Kim
Dec 11, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
Features
Dec 7, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

Protestors in yellow vests have taken to the streets in France, challenging a planned increase in France’s fuel tax. Some say the protests are symbolic of a wave of discontent among citizens who feel “invisible” or abandoned by the government and wealthy elites.

We discussed the status of the protests with...

Dec 5, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Donald Trump’s presidency has been unsettling to some, often spurring controversy while testing our country’s political institutions. Some argue he is at the root of the problem while others say he is simply a symptom of an already broken system.

To unravel this a bit more and to offer possible ways out,...

Dec 5, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

This week, the country mourns the loss of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. His funeral is being held today at the Washington National Cathedral.

Below are a few reflections about President Bush from faculty at Princeton University...

Nov 29, 2018
News & Awards

Princeton University's Center for International Security Studies (CISS) hosted more than 50 undergraduate and graduate students from Princeton University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University for its annual crisis simulation on Nov. 10.

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Nov 29, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Three weeks after the midterm elections, the results are finally clear.

In this episode, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang examine the emerging consensus regarding the outcome of the midterms that there was, in fact, a Blue Wave—at least in terms of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The pair discuss the effects of geographic...

Lightbulb
Nov 29, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Considerable social progress has been made around the world, yet new global challenges threatening human advancement and survival need urgent responses, according to a new report published by an international panel comprised...

Nov 28, 2018
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

This week, the Trump administration is facing criticism over the Black Friday release of its climate change report, and President Trump’s resulting statements.

We collected some brief comments about the report from Michael Oppenheimer, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences ...