Can the humanities help solve climate change?

Aug. 29, 2022

Princeton’s leadership in environmental studies had a seminal meeting of the minds in 1992, when President Harold T. Shapiro saw the opportunity to leverage the University’s strengths in environmental sciences and engineering. His goal was to begin positioning Princeton as a world-class center for solving the planet’s environmental challenges. Rob Nixon (faculty fellow; English), a 2022-2023 Old Dominion Research Professor in the Humanities Council is among nearly 40 scholars formally engaged in the environmental humanities at Princeton. 

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