Assessing Global Change
Our independent research and analysis 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 uncertainty at global and regional scales
Joint Program News
A $7 per metric ton carbon tax could reduce emissions by the same amount as the flagship climate policies of the Obama administration
MIT News: Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly and other panelists at MIT climate change symposium discuss climate science findings and stress urgent need for action (Video)...
IFPRI/MIT Joint Program study shows why (Financial Times)
Co-Director John Reilly says he's never seen a busier or more important time for climate action (AP) (Additional Coverage: ABC News)