MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly recommends three guiding principles in Fortune
By JOHN REILLY
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Is the Green New Deal (GND) a liberal pipe dream, or is it an opening for an economically viable, bipartisan climate change solution?
How hard did aging hit the oceans? MIT Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly comments in The Daily Beast
01.22.19 5:22 AM ET
Unlike Reese Witherspoon, the Earth is not aging backwards.
As the #10yearchallenge sweeps social media—reminding us that side bangs are a part of our shared history—it seems more worthy to take stock of our planet’s...
Moods expressed on social media tend to decline when air pollution gets worse, study finds
Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent January 21, 2019
For many years, China has been struggling to tackle high pollution levels that are crippling its major cities. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at Chinese Hong Kong University has found that air pollution in the country causes...
Joint Program Co-Director Ronald Prinn and former PhD student Jimmy Gasore recognized for initiating the project
Kigali, Monday- January 15, 2019: The Minister of Education Dr. Eugene Mutimura officiated the ceremony to launch the first African Air Quality and Climate Laboratory equipped with the “Medusa system” that will measure more than 50 gases that lessen the ozone layer.
The ozone layer is...
Global emissions reached a record high, says MIT CEEPR Deputy Director Michael Mehling in the Washington Post
By Chris Mooney and
U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4 percent in 2018, according to new research — a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the...
Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office December 20, 2018
Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed, positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was severely depleted by decades of...
MIT Energy Initiative Communications Director Emily Dahl produced two podcasts during COP24 in Katowice, Poland:
Podcast: Climate policy paths for Latin American and Asian nations
At UN Climate Change Conference, MIT researchers share knowledge and tools to help nations meet Paris Agreement targets
Emily Dahl | MIT Energy Initiative December 13, 2018
Emily Dahl of the MIT Energy Initiative filed this report from the 2018 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, which runs Dec. 3 - 14.
For the past two weeks, climate negotiations at the 2018 United Nations Climate...
Long-term assessment of likely regional and local climate impacts is critical to enabling municipalities, businesses and regional economies to prepare for potentially damaging and costly effects of climate change—from prolonged droughts to more frequent and intense extreme events such as major...