Past Events

September 15, 2021
Extreme events become disasters at tipping points that push human infrastructure beyond its limits. The damage, disruptions and casualties resulting from recent climate-related events of extreme heat, wildfires, flooding and drought highlight how unprepared we are to cope with a rapidly changing environment. By considering important precursory indicators trending toward tipping points, however, we could vastly reduce the risk of disaster.
June 16, 2021
Register for a 90-minute public webinar on our just-released 2021 Global Change Outlook.  The 2021 Global Change Outlook presents the MIT Joint Program’s latest projections for the future of the Earth’s energy, managed resources (including water, agriculture and land), and climate, as well as prospects for achieving the Paris Agreement’s short-term targets and long-term goals of keeping average global temperatures below 2°C or even 1.5°C. Agenda: 
April 21, 2021
Data science to Inform environmental policy during the COVID-19 pandemic   How much evidence do you need? Data Science to Inform Environmental Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic Speaker: Francesca Dominici, PhD, Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative Hosted by the Center for Global Change Science and Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT Wednesday, April 21, 4:00 - 5:00pm ET
March 09, 2021
MIT ILP WEBINAR: A broad overview of sustainability at MIT, including a talk by Sergey Paltsev on the Joint Program
October 20, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Sessions: Physical and Transition Risks; Regional Hotspots for Climate Risks; Sustainable Development Goals; Urban Transitions
February 25, 2020
Register to attend on Tuesday, February 25 from 5:00-8:00 pm ET. Reception to follow. Register Can't attend in person? Watch the livestream. Chairs: Ernest Moniz and Kristala Prather, MIT