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Valerie Karplus

IN THE NEWS: Is the US-China Climate Change Deal a Game-Changer? An Interview with MIT's Valerie Karplus
December 10, 2014

The announcement of a joint pledge to cut emissions between the world's two largest carbon emitters: the United States and China, made global headlines when it was announced in November. In this inter... Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Small volcanoes make a dent in global warming
December 3, 2014 - MIT News

Study shows that the effects of smaller eruptions have been underestimated in climate models.... Read more

Sergey Paltsev

THREE QUESTIONS: Are we entering a golden age of LNG trade?
December 2, 2014

MIT researcher Sergey Paltsev discusses the outlook for LNG trading over the next several decades. ... Read more

Valerie Karplus

IN THE NEWS: China Could Deliver on Its Carbon Promise Earlier than Expected
November 18, 2014 - MIT Technology Review

MIT China Energy and Climate Program Director Valerie Karplus talks with MIT’s Tech Review about when China’s emissions might peak.... Read more

Chris Knittel

IN THE NEWS: Q&A: Christopher Knittel on the EPA’s greenhouse gas plan
November 13, 2014 - MIT News

MIT News interviews Chris Knittel, who co-authored a new article in Science evaluating government’s proposed emissions policy for power plants.... Read more

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