Past Events

April 18, 2017
Save the date for the 16th annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture Series honoring the memory of Professor Henry W. Kendall (1926-1999) who was the J.A. Stratton professor of physics at MIT. Professor Kendall received the Nobel Prize in 1990 for research that provided the first experimental evidence for quarks. He had a deep commitment to understanding and finding solutions to the multiple environmental problems facing the world today and in the future.
March 29, 2017 - March 31, 2017
SESSIONS: Earth Systems Science; Energy; Transport; Agriculture and Water; U.S. Energy and Environmental Policy; Mitigation and Adaptation Under the Paris Agreement.
January 30, 2017 - February 02, 2017
Videos of the Joint Program IAP courses, which provided a fast-paced, accessible introduction to the social and scientific aspects of climate change.
June 15, 2016 - June 17, 2016
SESSIONS: Land and Agriculture; Finance; Future Directions in Energy; Supply Chain Risk; Water Resources and Adaptation Strategies; Implementing the Climate Agreement
April 23, 2016
Take the 2 °C Challenge. Work the Climate Calculator to see if you can make the choices needed to reduce the global average temperature enough to save the world from most disastrous consequences of climate change.
March 02, 2016
At the recent UN climate talks in Paris, non-state actors and governments were asked to accelerate partnerships and increase climate action on the ground. The goal: to launch a virtuous cycle of climate action, where demonstration of action on the ground encourages negotiators to make more ambitious pledges, which, in turn, generate even more action.