Assessing Global Change

Our independent research and analysis aid decision-makers in confronting multiple, interwoven challenges.

Threats to supplies, strategies to meet demand for critical natural resources
Physical risk, adaptation and resilience to climate change and extreme events
Projecting future air pollution and its impacts
Evaluating changes in the oceans, biosphere and global nutrient and carbon cycles
Technology opportunities for decarbonization and transition risks
Understanding changes and risks to the land, ocean and atmosphere
Economics of carbon pricing, emissions trading and other mitigation strategies
Science and policy studies at subnational, national and multinational levels

Research Tools

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

Upcoming Event

October 02, 2019
Greenhouse gas emissions, global warming, climate impacts, and mitigation scenarios.

Joint Program News

In The News

Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly highlights need for more precise language (Politifact)


Ongoing U.S. disengagement from global climate action poses significant risks at home and abroad

Around Campus

When the Hajj comes in summertime, in some years it may not be safe for participants to remain outdoors

In The News

CEEPR study makes extensive use of Joint Program's EPPA model (Axios) (Additional coverage: E&E News)