Past Events

November 01, 2018
There are considerable forces shaping the future of agriculture. Identifying research needs on sector-specific climate effects and risks is both urgent and essential. Researchers at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change have many years of experience identifying challenges for the agricultural sector, and can provide expert guidance to assess risk and create new opportunities.
June 04, 2018
The latest in our workshop series on leading-edge, actionable global change research focuses on energy-at-scale. In this invitation-only, lecture-free workshop, participants will engage with Joint Program experts in an interactive dialogue highlighting key challenges and opportunities in large-scale, low-carbon energy technology deployment.
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.