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MIT News | Apr 28, 2017
At MIT, former Congressman Bob Inglis speaks about climate and free enterprise

Inglis made the case for a “tax swap”: implementing a tax on carbon while offsetting its revenues with a reduction in income or payroll taxes. This way, Inglis said, the U.S. can unleash a wave of clean energy innovation, driving down planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions without harming...

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MIT News | Apr 24, 2017
Climate change could lead to overall increase in river flow, but more droughts and floods, study shows
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University of Bristol | Apr 18, 2017
New study in PNAS co-authored by MIT Joint Program Co-Director Ronald Prinn pinpoints possible cause of a sudden, unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane in 2007
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Study showed long-lasting health, economic impacts of lead emissions from U.S. general aviation flights

Paper: Philip J. Wolfe, Amanda Giang, Akshay Ashok, Noelle E. Selin, and...

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AAAS | Apr 05, 2017
MIT Joint Program researcher helps bring scientific evidence into public decision-making
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New Yorker | Mar 30, 2017

The President’s latest executive order would scrap regulations critical to addressing climate change. But would it also, as he promises, put miners “back to work”? John Reilly and Noelle Selin comment on the latest developments.

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The Atlantic | Mar 24, 2017
Air quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia. MIT EAPS/IDSS Associate Professor and Joint Program researcher Noelle Selin comments.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
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PolitiFact | Mar 10, 2017
The fact that CO2 is a primary contributor to global warming is not in dispute among climate scientists, notes MIT Joint Program Executive Director for Research Anne Slinn in PolitiFact
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Inside Climate News | Mar 07, 2017
'This is not a view shared by us': After MIT professor emeritus Richard Lindzen writes letter urging Trump to withdraw from climate accord, faculty responds. Related coverage: Climate@MIT, Boston Globe