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Apr 01, 2011

We may always crowd stores for last-minute essentials before a storm. But how can we prepare years, and even decades, ahead of the next big one? Megan Lickley is shedding a little light for the energy sector before she leaves MIT.

Apr 01, 2011

Ron Prinn speaking at the NAS Sackler Colloquia. This meeting was held March 31-April 2, 2011 at the AAAS Auditorium, in Washington, D.C. and was organized by Rita Colwell, Christopher Field, Jeffrey Shaman, and Susan Solomon.

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MIT News | Mar 18, 2011
New report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and the Policy of Global Change analyzes the impact of border carbon adjustments. Allison Crimmins, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change When one country decides to unilaterally implement climate legislation, there is...
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MIT Excellence Awards | Mar 01, 2011
n a ceremony to take place on Tuesday, March 1, from 3-5 pm at Kresge Auditorium, MIT will honor PAOC member Chris Hill for his work as part of an MIT team building a high performance computing center in Holyoke, MA -...
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Joint Program students and researchers speak with the Boston Museum of Science on NOAA's announcement that 2010 was the hottest year on record.   Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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MIT News | Jan 21, 2011
Joint Program report examines discrepancies in climate-change cost estimates Allison Crimmins, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change A recent report from MIT researchers aims to identify why...
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The way we power our homes and cars and factories is one of the most important choices our society faces. Perhaps it’s the push of climate change, air pollution, resource depletion, and national security. Or maybe it’s the pull of new technologies and newfound energy supplies that may be cheap and...
Student Spotlight
Jan 01, 2011

“Do you want to do something that’s resilient? That means plan for the worst scenario, because if the worst case happens and you’re not prepared then you’re in really bad shape. Or, do you want to be economically efficient? Then you should plan somewhere in the middle…You could also be the guy...

A Realistic Climate Proposal Selected For Judge's Choice Award A team of students at MIT working at the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change created a...

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