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:A new map shows which U.S. counties have the highest concentration of jobs that could be affected by the transition to renewable energy, based on new research by Christopher Knittel, the George P. Shultz Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Kailin Graham, of MIT’s Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
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MIT News | Feb 06, 2024
A county-by-county study shows where the U.S. job market will evolve most during the move to clean energy (MIT News)
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The Hill | Jan 26, 2024
The climate consequences could be serious, MIT Joint Program Founding Co-Director Emeritus Henry Jacoby and co-authors warn (The Hill)
Susan Solomon wins VinFuture Award for Female Innovators
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The award recognizes Solomon’s contributions to understanding ozone depletion and the creation of the Montreal Protocol (MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences)
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MIT News | Jan 24, 2024
Using New York as a test case, the model predicts flooding at the level experienced during Hurricane Sandy will occur roughly every 30 years by the end of this century (MIT News)
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MIT Climate Portal | Jan 10, 2024
To know if bioenergy is truly a low-carbon resource, we must count emissions from growing, transporting, and processing the associated crops, check whether those crops were replanted, and add in any emissions from creating farmland to grow more of them. (MIT Climate Portal) 
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MIT Climate Portal | Dec 21, 2023
Temperatures will likely stop rising in a few years or decades—but it could take centuries for them to fall to the levels humans enjoyed before we started burning fossil fuels (MIT Climate Portal)
The Hill | Dec 03, 2023
Co-authors say map presented in the Mandate is of 'a road to ruin' (The Hill)
The Hill | Nov 28, 2023
A call for a concerted scientific effort to understand the risks posed by exceeding them (The Hill)
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Deutsche Welle (DW) | Nov 25, 2023
Held up as the temperature limit that should not be crossed, 1.5 degrees Celsius is more than just a number. So what's behind it, and what happens if it is exceeded? (DW)
Kerry Emanuel discusses sea level rise during a civil discourse on climate change. Photo: Kevin Ly
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A recent forum was the first in a series planned at MIT this year, part of an initiative meant to encourage the open exchange of ideas (MIT SHASS)