Past Events

January 31, 2018
Joint Program-affiliated researcher Sarah Fletcher, other MIT grad students/postdocs discuss water resource challenges.
January 25, 2018
Leading researchers (including MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly) and legislators will discuss carbon pricing. Panelists will include the Mass. state legislators who introduced carbon pricing bills into the legislature and MIT faculty, including MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly. Hosted by Climate Action. Learn more.
January 16, 2018 - January 31, 2018
  Amid much uncertainty about the future of the global climate and efforts aimed at preventing its most damaging impacts, graduate students affiliated with the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change are hard at work exploring some of the challenges and possible solutions that lie ahead. They are also sharing their knowledge with the MIT community.
November 06, 2017 - November 07, 2017
On November 6 at 3:20, MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek will participate in the panel "Uncertain Water Future." Uncertainty in the global political atmosphere, climate change, and resource management play a large role in today's world. How will climate change impact food and water resources?  What roles do politics and the economics of water play?  What technologies are available to reduce uncertainty?
October 26, 2017
Humans have faced a series of national and global environmental challenges in the past half-century, including smog, the use of lead in gasoline, ozone depletion, and much more. This talk reveals how combinations of science, public policy, industry participation, and the engagement of citizens can succeed in addressing environmental challenges.
October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017
Join MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly for two exciting HUBweek events where he will serve as an expert and panelist: (1) Deep Dive: Open Innovation on Climate Change - Brainstorm and advance promising, high-impact solutions to climate change with experts and others; and (2) Future Forum: A Rising Tide - Panel on preparing for the threat of rising sea levels caused by climate change.