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Smithsonian | Aug 15, 2017
It’s a challenge to attribute any one storm or heat wave to climate change, but scientists are getting closer. MIT Joint Program Deputy Director C. Adam Schlosser comments in
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The Conversation | Aug 10, 2017
In The Conversation, MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Jennifer Morris makes an economic case for why U.S. electricity providers should increase their investments in non-carbon power sources. Additional coverage: Salon
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MIT News | Aug 07, 2017
Simons Foundation supports enhanced computer infrastructure for MIT's Darwin Project, which focuses on marine microbes and microbial communities that impact the ocean's food web and global carbon cycle
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US News and World Report | Aug 04, 2017
Various studies suggest the problem of rising temperatures is growing. Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly and CEEPR Deputy Director Michael Mehling comment in US News & World Report.
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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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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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MIT News | Jul 18, 2017
MIT Joint Program-affiliated professor of atmospheric chemistry honored for her contributions to atmospheric science
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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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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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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.