Joint Program In the News

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Around Campus
MIT News | Jul 30, 2020
The King Climate Action Initiative at J-PAL will develop large-scale climate-response programs for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations
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Around Campus
MIT News | Jul 23, 2020
An MIT-wide search for ideas "that offer the most effective levers for rapid, large-scale change"
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Commentary
The Hill | Jul 20, 2020
The potential dire consequences of manipulating the Social Cost of Carbon (The HIll) 
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Featuring MIT Energy Initiative Senior Engineer/ Joint Program Affiliate Howard Herzog
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Commentary
Scientific American | Jul 10, 2020
With COVID-19, as with climate, we need to explore a variety of possible futures in order to set policy
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Around Campus
Decrease in clean energy investment could exacerbate health crisis
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In The News
MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev helps decision-makers meet aggressive decarbonization goals (MIT Industrial Liaison Program)
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In The News
Petroleum Economist | Jun 18, 2020
The fuel may appear to be in terminal decline, but it remains the focus of Great Power competition, suggesting it is not dead yet (Petroleum Economist)
Photo: Global climate models agree that the Mediterranean area will be significantly drier, potentially seeing 40 percent less precipitation during the winter rainy season in the already parched regions of the Middle East and North Africa. Source: MIT
Around Campus
MIT News | Jun 17, 2020
MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines predicted by many models
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Commentary
The Hill | Jun 08, 2020
How climate change can increase the likelihood of a pandemic and amplify its toll on humans (The Hill)

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