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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)

In The News
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...

Stranded Assets
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Energy Futures | Jan 26, 2023

Energy Futures highlights MIT Joint Program study


Energy transition could leave fossil energy producers and investors with costly stranded assets


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Popular Science | Jan 20, 2023

Heavy-duty vehicles contribute about 23 percent of greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector (Popular Science)

Last December, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized its emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles as part of its Clean Trucks Plan, clean air regulations that aim to reduce greenhouse gasses (GHG) and pollutants from the transportation sector.

In The News
New York Times | Jan 19, 2023

New technologies, including one fuel extracted from the atmosphere itself, could make flying more sustainable. But the challenges are many and the timeline is uncertain. (New York Times)

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Jan. 19, 2023, 5:00 a.m. ET

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MIT News | Jan 13, 2023

New research quantifies how much very hot temperatures restrict outdoor activity in China

Extreme temperatures make people less likely to pursue outdoor activities they would otherwise make part of their daily routine, a new study led by MIT researchers has confirmed.


The data-rich study, set in China, shows that when hourly temperatures reach 30 degrees Celsius (86...

In The News
Boston Globe | Dec 23, 2022

MIT Joint Program Deputy Director C. Adam Schlosser served on report's Climate Science Review Panel; Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek served on its Climate Assessment Consultant Team (Boston Globe)

Climate change is set to take a massive toll on Massachusetts’ public health, ecosystems, infrastructure, and economy before the century’s end, according to a recent state report.

The massive 2022 Climate Change Assessment reviews the latest climate science to predict the ways global...