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Technology Review | Mar 19, 2019

Susan Solomon’s research pinpointed how CFCs caused the Antarctic ozone hole—and later showed that the Montreal Protocol is helping to mend it. She’s convinced we can make progress on addressing climate change, too. (Technology Review)

by Amanda Schaffer February 27, 2019
News Brief
Mar 11, 2019
Studies advance natural resource risk assessment, economic modeling and infrastructure resilience

MIT Joint Program researchers have recently won awards and honors for two peer-reviewed journal papers, a Joint Program Report and a PhD thesis.

In The News
PolitiFact | Mar 08, 2019

Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly: Climate change one of multiple factors making wildfires, and hence air quality, worse (PolitiFact)

By Tom Kertscher on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

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News Brief

EAPS/IDSS Associate Professor Noelle Selin, a Joint Program faculty affiliate, coauthored the technical background document, contributing to the modeling chapter (5) with former postdocs, including the Joint Program's Sae Yun Kwon

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS News

Monday, March 4, 2019

UN Environment just published the Global Mercury Assessment 2018, which includes mercury emission estimates by sector and country, as well as info on mercury fate and transport in the environment and levels in air, water, biota and...

Hartford Courant | Mar 01, 2019

MIT Joint Program Founding Co-Director Henry Jacoby and co-authors call for a more focused approach that does not bundle climate policy with multiple social objectives



MAR 01, 2019 | 6:00 AM

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News Release
MIT Lincoln Laboratory | Feb 22, 2019

Experts assess potential global destabilization caused by climate change impacts on water supplies, land use, and migration

Kylie Foy | MIT Lincoln Laboratory  February 22, 2019

Scientists can, to varying degrees of accuracy, model the climate. They can predict the rate at which greenhouse gas emissions grow, sea levels rise, and ocean temperatures warm. It is also possible to predict the direct impacts...

News Brief
Feb 21, 2019
MIT Joint Program deputy director makes the case at first International Research Conference on Carbon Pricing

Carbon pricing is a strategy to help reverse climate change by incentivizing a transition from fossil-fuel-based energy sources to those that are low- and zero-carbon. Under carbon pricing, carbon emitters generally pay a charge per ton of carbon emissions they produce, thereby creating a market...

Around Campus
MIT News | Feb 19, 2019

Study finds rising temperatures feed more energy to thunderstorms, less to general circulation

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office  February 18, 2019

Climate change is shifting the energy in the atmosphere that fuels summertime weather, which may lead to stronger thunderstorms and more stagnant conditions for midlatitude regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including North America,...

Around Campus
MIT News | Feb 13, 2019

As machine learning expands into climate modeling, EAPS Associate Professor Paul O’Gorman answers what that looks like and why it's important now

Kelsey Tsipis | EAPS  February 13, 2019

In The News
Solar Magazine | Feb 04, 2019

Solar Magazine spoke with three leading energy experts, including Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev, about the potential of solar and other renewable energy sources to reshape the geopolitical landscape


 Andrew Burger


 February 3, 2019

Solar energy investments and usage have grown fast and spread worldwide in recent decades, so much so that they’re influencing and reshaping the geopolitics of energy.