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A new downscaling method used in climate models leverages machine learning to improve resolution at finer scales.
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A new downscaling method leverages machine learning to speed up climate model simulations at finer resolutions, making them usable on local levels (MIT EAPS)
Global surface temperature above pre-industrial
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The Indian Express | Jun 10, 2024
There is an 80% chance that the world will temporarily cross the 1.5 degree Celsius threshold in the next five years. A long-term breach would accelerate and intensify the catastrophic impacts of climate change. (The Indian Express)
"We shouldn't claim victory that with this switch to electric cars, problem solved." (Source: The Cool Down)
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MSN | Jun 05, 2024
MIT Joint Program Deputy DIrector Sergey Paltsev highlights lower climate impact of EVs over conventional vehicles (MSN, The Cool Down)
Boston heatwave
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MIT Joint Program Deputy Director C. Adam Schlosser offers his perspective on local, regional and global climate trends (Boston Globe)
Hydrogen-powered Energy Observer boat stops in Boston
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Boston Globe | May 21, 2024
Launched in 2017 in France, the Energy Observer operates as a mobile clean energy laboratory and as a demonstration of its onboard technologies (Boston Globe)
Source: BBC
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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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