Joint Program In the News

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Around Campus
MIT News | Aug 03, 2017
Without action, climate change could devastate a region home to one-fifth of humanity, study finds
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Around Campus
MIT News | Jul 31, 2017
Study finds ocean circulation, coupled with trade wind changes, efficiently limits shifting of tropical rainfall patterns
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Around Campus
MIT News | Jul 18, 2017
MIT Joint Program-affiliated professor of atmospheric chemistry honored for her contributions to atmospheric science
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In The News
Boston Globe | Jul 14, 2017
Boston Globe: Study is one of the first to examine how the warming climate could affect the availability and distribution of the water basins that farmers depend on for irrigation (Additional coverage: KJZZ, Environmental Leader)
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In The News
MIT ClimateX | Jul 13, 2017
MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly discusses the complex nature of climate modeling, and the challenges faced by the climate science community in the current political climate
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Around Campus
MIT News | Jul 06, 2017
Study finds large amounts of carbon dioxide, equivalent to yearly U.K. emissions, remain in surface waters

MIT climate scientists, including EAPS Associate Professor and Joint Program collaborator MIck Follows, have found that the ocean’s export efficiency, or the fraction of total plankton growth that is sinking to its depths, is decreasing, due mainly to rising global temperatures.

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Commentary
IIASA | Jun 29, 2017
Even if we cannot predict the climate and its impacts with precision, that does not mean that the best strategy is to do nothing, writes MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev in IIASA Options Magazine
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Commentary
Climate Home | Jun 27, 2017
Climate Home: China is planning the world’s biggest carbon market, but with little detail given for its design, praise for the scheme is premature. Joint Program research assistant Emil Dimantchev comments.
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News Brief
Chaire Economie du Climat: Jonathan B. Wiener, J.D., author of a new essay on the current status and possible future of U.S. climate policies, spoke on this topic at the XL (40th) MIT Global Change Forum in March.

A professor of law and environmental and public policy at Duke University, Jonathan B. Wiener has written widely on U.S., European and international environmental law and risk regulation.

 

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In The News
NPR Marketplace | Jun 22, 2017
NPR Marketplace: MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly comments on the economic and societal impacts of heat waves, which are becoming more frequent under climate change

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