Assessing Global Change
Our independent, integrative assessments aid decision-makers in confronting multiple, interwoven challenges.
Our state-of-the-art models and analytical methods project global changes and potential risks under different policy scenarios.
Simulates the interplay between Earth and human systems
Simulates physical, dynamical and chemical processes in the atmosphere, land, ocean and cryosphere
Simulates the evolution of economic, demographic, trade and technological processes
Analytical methods to quantify risk at global and regional scales
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Joint Program News
Chaire Economie du Climat: Jonathan B. Wiener, J.D., author of a new essay on the current status and possible future of U.S. climate policies, spoke on this topic at the XL (40th) MIT Global Change Forum in March.
NPR Marketplace: MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly comments on the economic and societal impacts of heat waves, which are becoming more frequent under climate change
Washington Post: MIT Joint Program-affiliated EAPS Prof. Kerry Emanuel co-authors op-ed critiquing the EPA administrator's call for opposing teams to debate climate change science
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