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BBC | May 20, 2024

The balance of phytoplankton populations in the sea is shifting as a result of human-induced climate change, altering the oceans in profound ways (BBC)

When you picture the ocean you might imagine sparkling turquoise waters – but recent research suggests swathes of our world's oceans may in fact be turning greener. And the leading culprit might be climate change. 

And while some waters are becoming more green, particularly in low...

What's clean energy?
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MIT Climate Portal | May 20, 2024

“Clean energy” usually refers to energy sources that produce no climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions in their operation. That doesn’t mean they have zero impact on the environment. (MIT Climate Portal)

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May 16, 2024
MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek highlights risks and potential solutions at Vatican summit on climate resilience

On May 15, the Vatican convened a three-day summit, “From Climate Crisis to Climate Resilience,” for researchers, policy­makers and faith leaders aimed at producing a Planetary Protocol for Climate Change Resilience.

May 16, 2024

‘Invisible 60 percent’ of Africa’s population threatened by climate change-amplified droughts

MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek highlights risks and potential solutions at Vatican summit on climate resilience

Despite Tesla news, EV future looks bright
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Behind the headlines, evidence points to an industry continuing to grow and innovate (Christian Science Monitor)

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May 6, 2024

Given recent headlines, one might be excused for thinking electric vehicles are in trouble.

Taiwan’s Innovative Green Economy Roadmap (TIGER)
News Release
MIT Energy Inititiative | May 03, 2024

The MIT Energy Initiative and a consortium of Taiwanese companies are exploring how Taiwan can secure its energy future as the world transitions away from fossil fuels (MIT Energy Initiative)

Taiwan’s Innovative Green Economy Roadmap (TIGER) is a two-year program with the MIT Energy Initiative exploring various ways that industry and government can promote and adopt technologies, practices, and policies that will keep Taiwan competitive amid a quickly changing energy landscape. ...

MIT TILclimate Podcast: Why are EVs more popular than hydrogen cars?
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MIT Climate Portal | May 02, 2024

MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev shares his perspective on the TILclimate podcast (MIT Climate Portal)

LHF: Hello, and welcome to TILclimate. I’m Laur Hesse Fisher from MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. And today we’re digging into a question sent in by Robert P. of New York, who asks: “Why have electric vehicles won out over hydrogen-powered cars?”

MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev in a presentation at the April 10-11 Wings of Change Americas conference in Santiago, Chile
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Litoral Press | Apr 18, 2024

So said MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev in a presentation at the April 10-11 Wings of Change Americas conference in Santiago, Chile (Litoral Press, Spanish)

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