When forecasting how storms may change in the future, it helps to know something about their past. Judging from historical records dating back to the 1850s, hurricanes in the North Atlantic have become more frequent over the last 150 years.
Findings in study co-authored by Joint Program Senior Research Scientist Stephanie Dutkiewicz could improve accuracy of climate change projections (Univ. of Rhode Island)
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Posted on November 17, 2021
A delegation from MIT traveled to Glasgow for COP26, where international negotiators sought to keep global climate goals on track (MIT Office of the Vice President for Research)
After a one-year delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, negotiators from nearly 200 countries met this month in Glasgow, Scotland, at COP26, the United Nations climate change conference, to hammer out a new global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for climate impacts. A...
Online events highlight progress with new climate planning bodies, campus improvements, and involvement of all parts of the MIT community
Two recent online events related to MIT’s ambitious new climate action plan highlighted several areas of progress, including uses of the campus as a real-life testbed for climate impact research, the creation of new planning bodies with opportunities for input from all parts of the MIT community...
At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in early November, former MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change Visiting Scientist Dina Yahya delivered the first Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of Brunei...
MIT Joint Program global EV projections cited (Yahoo Finance)
Thu, November 4, 2021, 5:00 PM·4 min read
Arlene Fiore joined MIT as the inaugural Peter H. Stone and Paola Malanotte Stone Professor in EAPS Dept.
The School of Science has announced that 11 faculty members have been appointed to named professorships. These positions offer additional support to professors to advance their research and develop their careers.
In 2018, Cape Town, South Africa’s second most populous city, came very close to running out of water as the multi-year “Day Zero” drought depleted its reservoirs. Since then, researchers from Stanford University determined that climate change had made this extreme drought five to six times more...