Past Events

January 10, 2020
Adaptive actions toward a sustainable and resilient future – amidst a global-to-local landscape of changing risks within and across social and environmental systems
December 04, 2019
Technology advances, building and transportation sector electrification, innovation opportunities   2019-2020 MIT Climate Action Symposia Series
October 29, 2019
Climate change policy challenges and potential solutions
October 02, 2019
Greenhouse gas emissions, global warming, climate impacts, and mitigation scenarios. Speakers include Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly and faculty affiliates. This symposium will consider what is known about the relationship between greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and global warming, extreme weather events, and other climate impacts. We will also discuss remaining uncertainties and the prospects for reducing them. Finally, we will explore the projected physical effects of increasing greenhouse gas emissions under alternative mitigation scenarios.
May 06, 2019
Gretchen Daily will describe a powerful approach to valuing nature in policy and finance. 
March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019
The pace of global change poses multiple risks to communities and ecosystems, but also presents unprecedented opportunities to address those risks and cultivate a more resilient and prosperous future. This Global Change Forum explored opportunities within agriculture, finance, energy, weather extremes, critical environmental threshholds, and national security.