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MIT Study Finds Obama's Power Plant Rule More Costly than Putting a Price on Carbon
June 11, 2014 - ClimateWire

New research examines regulations to cut carbon emissions and finds benefits to cap and trade system... Read more

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NEWS RELEASE: Study Finds the Hidden—and Uneven—Price of Piecemeal Energy Policies
June 10, 2014 - MIT News

MIT researchers compare regulatory policies to a price on greenhouse gases and discover both the national and regional impacts.... Read more


NEWS RELEASE: Pinpointing Climate Change Uncertainty
June 5, 2014 - MIT News

How severely will climate change affect the U.S.? It depends on climate policy, says a new study by MIT researchers.... Read more

IN THE NEWS: Forecasting temperature extremes with ozone
May 27, 2014 - MIT News

MIT study finds that springtime ozone levels are good predictors of summertime temperatures in the Southern Hemisphere.... Read more

A NASA computer model simulates Hurricane Sandy's progression. Courtesy of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/William Putman

IN THE NEWS: Study: Dangerous Storms Peaking Further North, South than in Past
May 14, 2014 - MIT News

New analysis of cyclones shows migration away from tropics and toward the poles in recent decades.... Read more

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