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Mar 09, 2018

John Reilly, Co-Director, MIT Joint Program

Around Campus
Science | Mar 08, 2018

In Science article, Joint Program-affiliated researchers maintain that such linkage could incent more ambitious climate action

Science  02 Mar 2018: Vol. 359, Issue 6379, pp. 997-998 DOI: 10.1126/science.aar5988


News Release
Feb 27, 2018
New method could sharpen international climate policy design

When many of us think about carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, we picture smokestacks from power plants or factories. But climate policy designers see emissions not only in ephemeral gases at the point of origin, but also in tangible objects at the point of sale or trade.

In The News
Associated Press | Feb 26, 2018

Joint Program founding Co-Director corrects U.S. president's misinterpretation of Paris Agreement


Associated Press

February 24, 2018 10:31 AM

Updated February 24, 2018 10:32 AM


On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week's...

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In The News
MIT Spectrum | Feb 21, 2018

How Valerie Karplus and her transpacific team helped to put climate-critical commitments on the table

Winter 2018

Michael Blanding

In The News
MIT Spectrum | Feb 21, 2018

A landmark platform models the range of ways a changing climate may affect humanity, and vice versa

Winter 2018

Steve Nadis

News Brief
Feb 20, 2018
Joint Program-affiliated researchers share findings at nexus of food, agriculture, environment and health

Three MIT Joint Program-affiliated researchers delivered seven-minute presentations at the second annual Global Food+ symposium, held at Tufts University in downtown Boston on February 16. They joined 23 other experts from Boston University, Harvard, MIT and Tufts to share their recent findings...

News Brief
Feb 20, 2018
Joint Program Co-Director mentors 360° video journalists

Why do we talk about global change and not just global climate change? What would be the most effective actions to limit the impacts of climate change? What kind of climate change stories would scientists like to read?

Around Campus
MIT News | Feb 14, 2018

Trailblazing scientists Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz gave us numerical weather prediction and chaos theory, highlighting the value of basic research

Lauren Hinkel | Oceans at MIT  February 14, 2018

Our understanding of atmospheric and climate dynamics, as well as weather prediction and its limits, would not be what it is today without advances in the fundamental science of modern meteorology that took place at MIT in the post WWII era...

News Release
MIT News | Feb 13, 2018
Joint Program researchers advocate for improved modeling approach

How might climate change affect the acidification of the world’s oceans or air quality in China and india in the coming decades, and what climate policies could be effective in minimizing such impacts? To answer such questions, decision-makers routinely rely on science-based projections of...