Past Events

March 26, 2018 - March 28, 2018
More than 300 companies have committed to implementing science-based targets as a measurable, verifiable way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at levels consistent with the aims of the Paris Agreement. This Global Change Forum explored the foundations of science-based targets and the challenges of implementing them.  
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.
December 06, 2017
The first of our new workshop series on leading-edge, actionable global change research focuses on water -- an essential ingredient for the prosperity, health, and sustainability of a continually changing, complex, and globally-linked society.
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?