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Report cites paper co-authored by MIT Joint Program researchers on climate effects on U.S. infrastructure (White House Council of Economic Advisors)

IEc’s work was recently cited by the White House Council of Economic Advisors in the 2023 Economic Report of the President. The report is released annually and addresses a list of standard topics (overall economic growth, the year in review, and the definitive source for retrospective GDP and...

Mar 30, 2023

Finding ‘hotspots’ where compounding risks converge






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MIT Energy Inititiative | Mar 24, 2023

A multidisciplinary climate change curriculum for high schools, developed at MIT, aims to engage and mobilize teachers and students (MIT Energy Initiative)

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Mar 14, 2023
A new book co-authored by MIT Joint Program Founding Co-Director Emeritus Henry Jacoby
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Mar 07, 2023
Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev speaks on feasibility of 1.5°C target

To meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal of keeping global climate change well below two degrees Celsius—and ideally below 1.5°C—the world needs to rapidly reduce carbon dioxide emissions and scale up low-carbon technologies. Global leaders, activists and some scientists say the 1.5°C target...

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The first public release of our Annual Report highlights 2022 progress, 2023 plans
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Amundi | Feb 28, 2023

Amundi has selected three research initiatives in 2023: EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute, OS-Climate by Linux Foundation, and the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change (Source: Amundi)

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MIT Joint Program | Feb 27, 2023
Episode explores technological innovations needed by 2050 to keep global climate targets in play (RTVE)

Electrification of the energy system will be key to decarbonizing countries around the world sufficiently to keep global warming below two degrees Celsius, says MIT Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev in “From Oil to the Stars,” the first part of the documentary series 10,000 Days, which was aired on...

Feb 27, 2023

Episode explores technological innovations needed by 2050 to keep global climate targets in play

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MIT News | Feb 14, 2023
New modeling tool enables rapid design of effective and equitable policy combinations

Climate policies are typically designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that result from human activities and drive climate change. The largest source of these emissions is the combustion of fossil fuels, which increases atmospheric concentrations of ozone, fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and...