Focus Areas

Our independent analyses of the complex interactions among co-evolving systems aid decision-makers in confronting multiple, interwoven challenges.

Changes and risks to interconnected land, ocean, atmosphere and biosphere systems
Changes and risks to managed agriculture, water, land and energy systems
Physical and transition risk; adaptation and resilience to climate change and extreme events
National and global projections of the future energy mix; prospects for different sectors and technologies
Environmental and economic change under different climate, air pollution, and economic policies
Science and policy studies at subnational, national and multinational levels

Research Tools

Our state-of-the-art models and analytical methods project global and regional 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 uncertainty at global and regional scales

Upcoming Event

April 21, 2021
Data science to Inform environmental policy during the COVID-19 pandemic  

Joint Program News

News Release
How bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) could help stabilize the climate without breaking the bank
News Release

Allocating CO2 to the “owner country” best meets equity and effectiveness criteria

In The News

 An interview with Dr. John M. Reilly (Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Social Impact Review)

In The News

Joint Program Co-Director Emeritus John Reilly featured in CNBC/Total advertorial