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Dr. Noelle Selin of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change has been selected as one of 20 Leopold Leadership Fellows for 2013. She is the first fellow to be selected from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Based at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment...
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MIT News | Jan 25, 2013
MIT researchers, Massachusetts officials highlight strategies to adapt to climate change. Just days after President Obama called for action on climate change in his second inaugural address, members of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s administration joined energy and environment researchers...
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PBS News Hour | Jan 23, 2013
Paint Pigment, Violent Raccoons and Other Surprising Mercury Trivia January 18, 2013 By: Jenny Marder Delegates gathered in Geneva this week to negotiate for a global treaty to regulate the toxic chemical mercury. I want to call your attention to...
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LA Times | Jan 23, 2013
/*-->*/ Big deal, little fanfare over global pact on mercury controls By Carol J. Williams January 23, 2013 It’s a highly toxic element that travels the world in mysterious ways, respects neither manmade nor natural boundaries and rapidly accumulates in people and the food they eat. Mercury’s...
Jan 23, 2013

State officials join MIT faculty for this panel discussing why a strong approach combining mitigation and adaption is so urgently needed, and how Massachusetts is rising to the challenge.

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Scientific American | Jan 22, 2013
  By Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News January 18, 2013 As United Nations delegates end their mercury treaty talks today, scientists warn that ongoing...
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Washington Post | Jan 17, 2013
By Juliet Eilperin As winter begins to tighten its grip on much of the United States, air conditioning doesn’t seem like much of a survival strategy. But a new study has found that home air conditioning...
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Karplus, Paltsev recieve award for study on the impacts of vehicle efficieny stanards Valerie Karplus, Research Scientist, and Sergey Paltsev, Assistant Director for Economic Research with MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, were awarded the 2012 Pyke Johnson Award at a...
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New York Times | Jan 15, 2013
By Justin Gillis I would guess a few Green readers had the experience, over the holidays, of arguing yet again about ...
Energy Biz | Jan 14, 2013
A Win for Energy and America By John Reilly THE NEW - STILL DIVIDED - CONGRESS reconvenes this month, and its first order of business is the looming federal deficit. The president made his desires clear in his victory speech: "We want our children to live in an America that isn't burdened by debt...