Joint Program Co-Director Ronald Prinn and former PhD student Jimmy Gasore recognized for initiating the project
Kigali, Monday- January 15, 2019: The Minister of Education Dr. Eugene Mutimura officiated the ceremony to launch the first African Air Quality and Climate Laboratory equipped with the “Medusa system” that will measure more than 50 gases that lessen the ozone layer.
The ozone layer is...
Global emissions reached a record high, says MIT CEEPR Deputy Director Michael Mehling in the Washington Post
By Chris Mooney and
U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4 percent in 2018, according to new research — a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the...
Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office December 20, 2018
Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed, positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was severely depleted by decades of...
MIT Energy Initiative Communications Director Emily Dahl produced two podcasts during COP24 in Katowice, Poland:
Podcast: Climate policy paths for Latin American and Asian nations
At UN Climate Change Conference, MIT researchers share knowledge and tools to help nations meet Paris Agreement targets
Emily Dahl | MIT Energy Initiative December 13, 2018
Emily Dahl of the MIT Energy Initiative filed this report from the 2018 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, which runs Dec. 3 - 14.
For the past two weeks, climate negotiations at the 2018 United Nations Climate...
Long-term assessment of likely regional and local climate impacts is critical to enabling municipalities, businesses and regional economies to prepare for potentially damaging and costly effects of climate change—from prolonged droughts to more frequent and intense extreme events such as major...
Scientists and engineers will collaborate in a new Climate Modeling Alliance to advance climate modeling and prediction
School of Science December 12, 2018
The following news article is adapted from a press release issued by Caltech, in partnership with the MIT School of Science, the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Facing the certainty of a changing climate coupled...
That's what's needed in order for the Paris Agreement to succeed, argues Joint Program Founding Co-Director Henry D. Jacoby (World Resources Institute)
Now convening in Katowice, Poland, amid dire warnings from the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius and the National Climate Assessment about the pace of climate change and severity of its impacts, the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework...