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MIT News | Apr 10, 2023

If reactors are retired, polluting energy sources that fill the gap could cause more than 5,000 premature deaths, researchers estimate (MIT News)

Nearly 20 percent of today’s electricity in the United States comes from nuclear power. The U.S. has the largest nuclear fleet in the world, with 92 reactors scattered around the country. Many of these power plants have run for more than half a century and are approaching the end of their...

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The Maine Monitor | Apr 09, 2023

MIT Joint Program's STRESS platform shows that Maine counties have the highest risk in the region of having both high energy expenditures and high poverty rates (The Maine Monitor)


Hooked on heating oil: Maine’s reliance on a dirty, expensive fuel Maine relies on home heating oil more than any other state. Ending that costly dependence could improve lives and fight climate change, but it won’t be easy.


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News Release
Apr 04, 2023
Key takeaways from the XLV (45th) MIT Global Change Forum

At the XLV (45th) MIT Global Change Forum on March 23-24, 2023, about 90 attendees from industry, academia, government and NGOs gathered at the Samberg Conference Center on the MIT campus to explore how the world can continue to pursue and achieve climate change goals amid turbulent times.

Apr 03, 2023